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Senior AOD Counsellor x 2

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (29 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Jan 2019
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Salary
$75,000 - $79,999
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Senior AOD Counsellor x 2

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Frankston & Geelong location
  • Full Time (76 hrs per fortnight), Maximum Term (until June 2021)

 

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

These positions are a part of the Towards Home Plus Team, a joint initiative led by NEAMI and partnered with Launch Housing, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative, Uniting ReGen, Bolton Clarke and Melbourne City Mission. One position will be based in Frankston and the other position based in Geelong.

The team offers a holistic, assertive outreach support service to people who are homeless and rough sleepers. It provides intensive, flexible, responsive, client focussed support featuring a multidisciplinary team approach with the aim of assisting clients to successfully sustain housing, improve physical and mental health and develop connections within the local community.

About you

To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant allied health discipline, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work or 4 key competencies in AOD, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, as well as demonstrated experience working in the AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today. Contact us to find out more about the role or for a copy of the position description please visit www.regen.org.au/employment.  When applying please indicate the position you are applying for, include a cover letter outlining your suitability by addressing the key selection criteria and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages.

Applications close on Monday 21 January 2019

 

Get in touch

E: careers@vt.uniting.org

T: 03 9384 8831 – Leonie Ryan

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working with Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working with Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

 

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Frankston & Geelong location
  • Full Time (76 hrs per fortnight), Maximum Term (until June 2021)

 

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

These positions are a part of the Towards Home Plus Team, a joint initiative led by NEAMI and partnered with Launch Housing, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative, Uniting ReGen, Bolton Clarke and Melbourne City Mission. One position will be based in Frankston and the other position based in Geelong.

The team offers a holistic, assertive outreach support service to people who are homeless and rough sleepers. It provides intensive, flexible, responsive, client focussed support featuring a multidisciplinary team approach with the aim of assisting clients to successfully sustain housing, improve physical and mental health and develop connections within the local community.

About you

To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant allied health discipline, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work or 4 key competencies in AOD, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, as well as demonstrated experience working in the AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today. Contact us to find out more about the role or for a copy of the position description please visit www.regen.org.au/employment.  When applying please indicate the position you are applying for, include a cover letter outlining your suitability by addressing the key selection criteria and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages.

Applications close on Monday 21 January 2019

 

Get in touch

E: careers@vt.uniting.org

T: 03 9384 8831 – Leonie Ryan

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working with Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working with Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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