Intermediate AOD Counsellor – Wellington Clinic

Intermediate AOD Counsellor – Wellington Clinic


CareNZ Manaaki Aotearoa has been helping New Zealanders find recovery from addictions for over 60 years. As an organisation we are committed to offering our clients the very best treatment pathways possible within community settings.


About the Role

We are looking for an experienced AOD counsellor to work in our centrally located Wellington Clinic. In this role you will be providing treatment from initial assessment through to aftercare for those affected by addiction.  You will be confident providing individually and in group settings and enjoy the challenge of supporting our clients to make positive changes in their lives.

Person requirements:

  • Qualified professional with full dapaanz registration
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Experience in group facilitation or training preferred
  • At least two years’ clinical experience working with clients in AOD and/or Mental Health setting
  • Positive attitude with an ability to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • Flexibility, reliability and strong professional boundaries

What we offer:

  • Focus on family-friendly employment
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Internal and external (including cultural) supervision
  • Competitive salary ($57k - $65k depending on experience)

If you would like to join our exceptional team, please send your cv and covering letter to [email protected].  We welcome applications from those who have previously applied for roles with CareNZ. 

Successful applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and are required to be police vetted.


Appointments are subject to your convictions history being obtained and being acceptable to CareNZ. All applicants must have New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency and a full current New Zealand Driver's Licence to be eligible for this role.

Closes: Applications close October 2020