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Youth Practitioner Wanted: Youthline Manukau

YOUTH PRACTITIONER – MANUKAU

Youthline Manukau are looking for a vibrant Youth Practitioner who has or is completing a counselling qualification to provide youth and family counselling services, school based alcohol & other drug programmes and youth development programmes.
You must be passionate and skilled at engaging youth, especially young men, and their families, delivering effective therapeutic interventions that help them achieve positive outcomes. You have a vitality and energy that makes you fantastic in a group. On top of this, your professionalism is a given and you complete related administrative tasks with ease.
Knowledge of AOD, counselling and youth development are essential. Prior group facilitation experience and an HPCA Act or DAPAANZ registration would be an advantage.

Your key responsibilities would include:

 Providing counselling and support services to young people and families
 Providing group based youth development interventions and support to young people affected by alcohol and other drugs in schools
 Providing individual assessment and intervention to young people affected by alcohol and other drugs in schools
 Liaising with schools to support the development of young people
 Case noting and related administration.

You must have:

 A qualification in counselling or related field (or be completing one)
 A professional registration, or the ability to work towards one
 Experience working with youth and families
 Knowledge of AOD & youth development
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Flexibility, a can-do attitude and a passion for Youthline’s work.

Please email a cover email/letter and your CV to jayne@youthline.co.nz.

Applications close 5pm Monday 3rd September 2012