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Withdrawal Unit Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 988297
Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services

  • Permanent Part Time | 22.8 hours Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Location: Robertson NSW | Triple Care Farm
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

Life at Mission Australia 

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose

Your Opportunity

TCF Detox at Triple Care Farm provides a 10 bed residential drug and alcohol withdrawal program for young people aged between 16-24 years. The detox program is maximum of 28 days and integrates medical support with a psychosocial rehabilitation and brief treatment program.

You will be responsible for the daily operations of the program, supervising staff and the delivery of withdrawal management for young people.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Supervise, lead and motivate the TCF Withdrawal team to be client centered
  • Lead the team in responding to client incidents and prepare associated report
  • Oversee the functioning of TCF Withdrawal Unit to ensure best practice
  • Support young people to maintain acceptable standards of conduct
  • Complete backfill of unexpected or planned absences for staffing rosters
  • Facilitate psychoeducation, fitness, recreation and therapeutic group activities
  • Monitor training and development needs of staff and action as appropriate
  • Assist Program Manager to maintain compliance with TCF Withdrawal Unit budget

Requirements for Success

  • Relevant qualification in Health, Management, Youth work or Allied Health. (For example, Registered Nurse) and extensive experience in Drug and Alcohol
  • Current NSW driver’s license class C
  • Experience supervising a small team within a similar environment 
  • Demonstrated participation in quality improvement activities and research
  • Evidence of full COVID-19 Vaccination is required

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people. 

 Our culture  

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.   

We’re committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.  

We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.  

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.  

We encourage applications from people with disability and Indigenous Australians. 

If you have a disability and need support to submit your application, please email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au.  

Your benefits 

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference 
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)  
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers  
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support

How to apply  

View the Position Description  Download File Coordinator TCF Withdrawal Unit.pdf        and click “Apply now”. We will respond to your application.  

Applications are shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Please be advised Mission Australia does not accept unsolicited resumes. Mission Australia will not recognise an entitlement to an introduction or placement fee unless the Agency has been briefed by a member of the Recruitment team on a specific position for which we have requested candidates. Note we are not considering additions to our list of Panel Suppliers.

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Founding Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'