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AOD Family Counsellor

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

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time position
  • Ivanhoe location

About the opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced AOD Family Counsellor to join our existing team mother and baby withdrawal unit located in Ivanhoe.

This role works with Family support services, Maternal and Child Heath Nurses, AOD service streams (Intake and Assessment, Counselling, Care Coordination.

You will provide high quality engagement, assessment, treatment and pre and post support services to individuals and their families, using best practice principles including Family Inclusive Practice and Dual Diagnosis principles.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful you will have as a minimum bachelor level relevant health and or welfare Tertiary Qualification such as Social Work, Psychology or Allied Health Sciences. Also you will  have or be willing to undertake the key competencies in AOD and dual diagnosis. At least 3 years experience working with clients with problematic drug and/or alcohol use is essential.

How to apply

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

  • 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 detailed in the position description

Get in touch

Rose McCrohan - Manager Curran Place

T: 0422 015 208

Applications close 11 August 2020

About Uniting

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

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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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