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Relief AOD Case Manger

Apply now Job no: 980017
Work type: Fixed Term (Part Time)
Location: NT
Categories: Community Services, Health Services - Psychologists & Counselling

  • Use your extensive counselling experience to make a difference
  • Brand new residential rehabilitation facility
  • Fixed term contract, 15 hours per week, Saturday & Sunday

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

The Stringybark Centre is a new residential rehabilitation facility.  In this role you will provide support to facilitate recovery and rehabilitation from drug and alcohol problematic use.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing and AOD program for Stringy Bark involving individual counselling, education, therapeutic and group work to meet the varying needs of the clients
  • Perform an initial assessment on newly admitted clients to determine their needs and to plan their involvement in the AOD program
  • Provide individual counselling to clients both over the phone and face to face
  • Develop and facilitate group counselling sessions to meet the needs of the service, clients and the local community
  • Develop and support an environment conducive to effective counselling and client support
  • Arrange appropriate referrals for clients to other services as required

Qualifications & experience

Key to your success in this role will be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Allied Health and/or AOD
  • Demonstrated experience in the AOD and group work skills
  • Relevant counselling experience
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Current Driver’s license
  • Must be available to work regular Saturday & Sunday shifts

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Benefits  

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted childcare rates at participating Centres
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications closes 1st October, 2017

Download File PD - AOD Relief Case Manager Stringy Bark 29 08 17.docx

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