Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

AOD Counsellor

Apply now Job no: 505258
Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: Melbourne North, Melbourne CBD
Categories: Alcohol and Drugs

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Maximum Term Parental Leave Contract (until October 2023)
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.

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 submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Wednesday 17 August 2022

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Keryn Ralph – Manager, Catchment Clinical Services on 0447 200 374

About Uniting

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

Visit us: www.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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces. 

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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