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AOD Case Manager - Cooma


Employer: Directions
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 11 September, 2019.
Applications close: 22 September, 2019.

Directions Health Services is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of integrated services and programs for people affected by alcohol and other drug issues, their families and the wider community. Our regional Pathways programs are based on a harm minimisation approach and are provided in a non-judgemental and respectful manner.

The position:

Part time position, 2 days per week, providing assessment, case management, counselling and support service to client in the Monaro region.

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a holistic assessment of clients seeking to address drug and alcohol use
  • Provide information, education, early intervention, counselling and support to clients
  • Develop effective working relationships with the local Drug and Alcohol service, other local health and community agencies, justice related agencies, Arcadia House and other Directions programs
  • Willingness to travel regularly within the NSW Monaro region

What we offer:

  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Salary at SCHADS Level 4 starting at $34.05 per hour plus superannuation and commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • 17½% leave loading
  • Professional development and training opportunities

What we would like you to have:

  • Experience in the Alcohol and Other Drug sector
  • Qualification or currently studying towards a qualification, in Counselling/Social Work/ Psychology/Nursing/other relevant field and Cert IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work
  • Experience and understanding of the impact of substance use on clients and family members/friends
  • Working knowledge of effective AOD treatment and support options and harm minimisation strategies

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

All appointments will be conditional upon having a NSW Working with Children Check, a satisfactory National Police Check, current First Aid/CPR certificate and Australian citizenship or suitable rights to work in Australia.

How to apply for this job

The Position Description with selection criteria is available on the Directions’ website. Applications should be submitted through the website or by emailing hr@directionshealth.com, using the subject line: AOD Case Manager application via EthicalJobs, and include a current CV and letter outlining your suitability for the position and be received by 22nd September 2019.

For more information regarding the Case Manager position please contact Carolyn Andreae on 02 6132 4800 or email hr@directionshealth.com.