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Clinical Services Unit Coordinator

Advertiser: Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal CorporationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Jan 2021
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Indigenous & Multicultural Services

Salary and benefits (create a standard statement)

  • This is an ongoing, full time position, based in St Kilda.
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4
  • Annual salary $72,360 - $77,858 plus super
  • Not for profit Salary Sacrifice taxation benefits including up to $15,900

About Ngwala

Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that is dedicated to delivering quality specialist Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Housing and Homeless and other services to meet the needs of Aboriginal people and their families. These services operate in greater metropolitan Melbourne and Mooroopna in rural Victoria

About the job

The CSU Coordinator, working in collaboration with the Residential Rehabilitation Managers, determines the suitability of all forensic and voluntary clients to attend the Residential Rehabilitation program and document their individual goals and needs.

Managing a team of 3 staff (2 Access Workers and a Data Analyst), the CSU Coordinator takes a team approach to undertake comprehensive assessments of potential clients, manage intake processes to balance the client needs with available services to enable people affected by alcohol and other drug (AOD) misuse to access Ngwala’s Residential Rehabilitation Centre’s (RRC).

About you

  • A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with AOD and their effects on the Aboriginal Community
  • Demonstrated skills in case management and the intake processes
  • Experienced at undertaking comprehensive clinical assessments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to supportively conduct difficult conversations
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff
  • Excellent organisational abilities with the ability manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical and data analysis abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi skilled team
  • Understanding the different treatment and management approaches of Dual Diagnosis clients.
  • Able to develop positive relationships with clients, referrers, agencies and internal staff.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people STRONGLY encouraged to apply


Application details

To apply, please provide the following:

  • A written cover letter outlining why you are the best person for this role
  • Your resume which outlines educational and employment background (no more than 3 pages)
  • A response that includes how you meet the key selection criteria outlined above.

Applications close: 29 January 2021

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, right to work in Australia check. 

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 Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

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