Full Time Application Closes 07 Feb 2023 Hawkes Bay - Hastings Counselor Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is seeking an experienced Addiction Practitioner/Facilitator at our Hawkes Bay Prison service to help men gain the skills and knowledge they need for positive changes in their lives. Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is an award-winning organisation with a 36-year history of working alongside whānau. We promote a workplace culture of professional excellence and continuous improvement based upon our organisational values and Māori world view. We offer a competitive salary and allowance package, staff benefits and career pathways. The successful applicant would have: Minimum of 2 years’ experience facilitating groupsMinimum of 2 years’ experience completing assessments and treatment plansA relevant education in psychology, addictions, mental health, social work, nursing, counselling, or educationThe desire and ability to support others in making changes in their lives through a range of interventions designed to build resilience and fuel the desire to change To be successful, you would: Be a supportive team memberUnderstand the concepts of recovery in a community settingBe able to build rapport and trust while maintaining professional boundariesUnderstand, or be willing to learn, how to work well in a prison environmentBe comfortable walking alongside people on their journey We are seeking people who: Are looking to join a progressive organisation using tikanga and kaupapa Māori valuesThe ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and ethnicitiesHave knowledge of, or are willing to learn about, Māori culture, protocols and peoples and apply kaupapa Māori practice in your workAre comfortable with regular practice reviews and receptive to feedbackHave experience with report writingYou would be part of a clinical team including Cultural and Peer Support, delivering a therapeutic programme and providing Aftercare services to tāne who have completed the programme.