- Job posted on: 29th Apr 2019
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The position will facilitate access for general community, and particularly families affected by methamphetamine and other drug use to community services, resources and entitlements.
The position will promote greater industry and public awareness about social issues resulting from ICE and other drug use, through the provision of, education, training, training resources to the families and the broader community, including professional development for service organisations.
Provide information about what ICE is, and an understanding of drug use and how to respond to someone who is affected by ICE and other drugs, including the effects risks and harms of use to individuals, their families and the broader community.
Qualification and Experience:
Staff will be required to have membership with a relevant professional body (or be working towards) and be a holder of a current Blue Card.
Skills, knowledge, experience, qualifications and or/training
SC1 Relevant qualifications and/or experience based on the pre-requisites for this position.
SC2 Demonstrated understanding of Community development and engagement strategies
SC3 Awareness of alcohol and other drug issues and their impact on families and the broader community
SC4 Ability to provide advice, information, individual advocacy, and referral, including, how to navigate the treatment system for alcohol and other drugs.
SC5 Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and work collaboratively with key stakeholders, partners and other service organisations in order to promote effective referral pathways.
SC6 Demonstrated experience delivering innovative trainings and/or events to raise awareness for families, organisation and the broader community.
SC7 Demonstrated understanding of culturally sensitive practice and in working in Indigenous communities.
SC8 A good knowledge of, and skills in using the internet, Microsoft Outlook, and online learning platforms.
SC9 Demonstrated innovative, collaborative, leadership qualities, and the ability to work autonomously.
It is not expected that applicants may have all the required experience, skills and/or knowledge in all the identified areas. The most suitable candidate may be the one who is honest about his/her limitations and open to new learning and skills.