Alcohol and Drug Clinician - Part Time
This position is an integral component of a capacity building service across the Hastings and Kempsey area that improves access and quality of early intervention drug and alcohol treatment services for young people aged 12-16 years.
- Part Time Position - 30 hours per week
- Kempsey & Port Macquarie Location, NSW
About the Role:
The AOD clinician works as part of an Integrated Services Team who ‘in reach' into designated high schools within the area and will work with young people who are at risk of being suspended from school as a result of their problematic AOD use.
Appropriate tertiary qualification in a relevant field e.g. social work, youth work AOD related qualification and /or experience. Demonstrated experience providing AOD counselling. Experience working with young people. Deep knowledge of the AOD service sector. Well developed counselling, mediation, assessment and case management skills. Ability to work independently but also as a part of a team. Proven ability to build effective relationships and communicate with a diverse range of people both internal and external. Demonstrated computer literacy in Windows, Word, Email and Excel skills.
Why You Should Apply?
Join a vibrant and innovative not for profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year. Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us. We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver. Not For Profit Salary Packaging Available.
If you are ready to join a vibrant and innovative not for profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service and help make a difference in the lives of young people in our community, we want to hear from you!
A contemporary not-for-profit EACH provides a range of health disability, counselling and mental health services to the community. From humble beginnings established in the Outer East of Melbourne over 44 years ago, committed teams at EACH now consist of over 1300 staff across 65 sites throughout the eastern states of Australia. Together we support over 40 000 clients annually.
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Our values promote Customer Centricity, Social Justice, Service Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration - and these underpin the way we work and deliver our services. You can find out more about us here - http://www.each.com.au
We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally. Our focus is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone's starting place, we will support them to achieve their goals.
We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone's strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.
Applicants are requested to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.
For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at http://each.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies.
For specific information about the role, please contact: Lisa Hogan, Clinical Lead 0265 88 7300
Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted by 7/01/2019 Interviews are expected to take place from 14/01/2019
Vacancy closes 5pm 23/12/2018
We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.
Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Work Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.