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AOD Counsellor

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

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Job Listing Date
8 Jan 2019
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

AOD Counsellor

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Full Time (76 hrs per fortnight), Ongoing
  • Narre Warren location

     

    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:

    Catalyst is a six week, non-residential ‘day' rehabilitation program for people who have experienced problematic alcohol and other drug use. It is for clients who have completed a withdrawal and need a period of intensive therapeutic support to prevent relapse and maintain their changed behaviour.

    We are seeking an experienced AOD Counsellor to join our team in our innovative national award winning program. By joining our multi- disciplinary team, you will have an opportunity to further develop your clinical skills with a diverse group of participants both as an individual counsellor and group facilitator.

    About you:

    We are looking for a skilled Counsellor who is enthusiastic, energetic and confident and works well in a team environment. To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant allied health discipline.  It is expected that the applicant will have Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work or required competencies in AOD, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, as well as demonstrated experience working with AOD 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 1 February 2019

     

    Get in touch

    T: 03 9384 8878 – Adrian Webber

    E: careers@vt.uniting.org

     

    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
  • Full Time (76 hrs per fortnight), Ongoing
  • Narre Warren location

     

    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:

    Catalyst is a six week, non-residential ‘day' rehabilitation program for people who have experienced problematic alcohol and other drug use. It is for clients who have completed a withdrawal and need a period of intensive therapeutic support to prevent relapse and maintain their changed behaviour.

    We are seeking an experienced AOD Counsellor to join our team in our innovative national award winning program. By joining our multi- disciplinary team, you will have an opportunity to further develop your clinical skills with a diverse group of participants both as an individual counsellor and group facilitator.

    About you:

    We are looking for a skilled Counsellor who is enthusiastic, energetic and confident and works well in a team environment. To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant allied health discipline.  It is expected that the applicant will have Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work or required competencies in AOD, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, as well as demonstrated experience working with AOD 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 1 February 2019

     

    Get in touch

    T: 03 9384 8878 – Adrian Webber

    E: careers@vt.uniting.org

     

    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.

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