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AOD Counsellor

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (36 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Sept 2019
Location
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

AOD Counsellor

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Preston location
  • Full Time, Maximum Term (Up to 30/06/2020)
     

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

The AOD Counsellor provides support to reduce AOD related harms to individuals and their families by conducting assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist clients and their family members to change harmful behaviours and increase their capacity to effectively manage the problems they are experiencing associated with AOD use and promote recovery.

You can view the full position description here

 

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 by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as detailed in the position description

Applications close on Monday 23 September 2019.
 

Get in touch

T: 03 9480 6800 – Rosemary Carr

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. Employment is subject to satisfactory background and compliance checks, including but not limited to an Australian Criminal History Check (and international if relevant), and Working With Children Check (Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (Tasmania).

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Preston location
  • Full Time, Maximum Term (Up to 30/06/2020)
     

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

The AOD Counsellor provides support to reduce AOD related harms to individuals and their families by conducting assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist clients and their family members to change harmful behaviours and increase their capacity to effectively manage the problems they are experiencing associated with AOD use and promote recovery.

You can view the full position description here

 

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 by emailing the below to careers@vt.uniting.org:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as detailed in the position description

Applications close on Monday 23 September 2019.
 

Get in touch

T: 03 9480 6800 – Rosemary Carr

 

Uniting is a child safe organisation committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. Employment is subject to satisfactory background and compliance checks, including but not limited to an Australian Criminal History Check (and international if relevant), and Working With Children Check (Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (Tasmania).

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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