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AOD Group Facilitator - Ipswich


Employer: Drug ARM
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Mental Health & Counselling, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 25 September, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Position overview:

The Facilitator will support the delivery of a structured intensive, evidence informed, contemporary AOD day-based program through facilitating evidence informed groups. Group facilitation will support individual client case plans addressing harmful substance use, coping skills, relapse prevention and interpersonal relationships. Groups will be required to be delivered outside normal office hours (i.e. between the hours of 6am – 8.pm)

Position responsibilities:

The Group Facilitator will be responsible to operate within the framework and principles of harm minimisation as articulated in National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Drug Strategy (2014-19) and the Queensland Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Service Delivery Framework 2015 (and subsequent revisions of these documents)

The Group Facilitator will:

  • Be informed by contemporary evidence-based treatment services of people experiencing problematic AOD use
  • work with clients across all stages of substance use
  • respond to the full range of psychoactive substances available (including alcohol, tobacco, licit and illicit drug use, pharmaceutical drug misuse, emerging synthetics, poly drug use)
  • Consider the support needs of the client and their family, including dependent children
  • Be culturally appropriate and responsive to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples social and emotional needs and whole of health treatment frameworks
  • respond to the method of use and associated risk factors, in recognition of the fact that drug use trends change rapidly
  • work with other relevant service providers and agencies as indicated in treatment planning to achieve client identified treatment goals
  • Flexibly meet clients’ and needs varying including ways to maximise participation such as outreach, and hours of operation

A full application pack is available below.

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