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Drug & Alcohol Male Caseworker - Non-Clinical - Warrnambool

Employer: Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Indigenous, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 10 February, 2019.

Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative is on the lookout for a dynamic individual to provide services to men experiencing substance misuse issues, and to reduce the uptake of alcohol and other drugs and empower and motivate community in making positive changes in their lives.

The role includes prevention, early intervention, group support, basic counselling, and referral to specialist services including treatment and care coordination and ongoing support. Full-time position. 

Our ideal person has:

  • solid understanding of issues confronting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities
  • case management and exceptional people skills
  • relevant qualification or significant experience and training

This is a designated position established as a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only male candidates are eligible to apply for this position.  

If this sounds like you and you are interested in joining our friendly and supportive team, we want to hear from you!

The benefits

Classified as Level 4 under the SCHADS award. Salary package includes attractive salary sacrificing benefits (salary sacrifice your home loan, car loan, superannuation etc.) plus additional paid leave over Christmas / New Year. Warrnambool offers low cost living and affordable housing and is a well serviced regional hub of South West Victoria. We are surrounded by stunning coast line, lush countryside and bushwalking tracks.

How to apply for this job

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their relevant experience and/or qualifications and how they meet the essential criteria for the position. Specific queries about this role should be directed to Ashley Couzens, Manager Community Services, 03 5559 1234,

Further information, and applications to Susan Kay 03 5559 1234 or email:, using the subject line: Drug and Alcohol Male Caseworker - Non-Clinical application via EthicalJobs.

Position descriptions can be accessed below or via our website

Application deadline is Sunday 10 February 2019.

Gunditjmara is a Child Safe Organisation

Supporting materials  Drug & Alcohol Male Caseworker (non-clinical) Oct 2018.pdf