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Senior AOD Counsellor

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Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: Melbourne North
Categories: Alcohol and Drugs

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Coburg location
  • Full-time, Maximum term until 1 June 2021

About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Senior 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.

Catalyst is a 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.

You can view the full position description here

Uniting ReGen offers the successful applicant, an exciting opportunity to work with in a award winning program, delivering innovative evidence based 1-1 and group therapy interventions. Benefits include options for work life balance inclusive of monthly accrued acquired days off, annual and personal leave entitlement and opportunities for professional development

About you

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A relevant graduate qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences.
  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment).
  • A post graduate qualification in AOD or mental health (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience providing drug and alcohol assessment and counselling activities.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below

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

Applications close on Wednesday 8 July 2020

Get in touch

T: 03 9384 8805 – Tessa Alley, Manager – Catalyst Programs

About Uniting

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

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.

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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