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Banyule Community Health
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesSocial Work, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health and Counselling
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 26 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 15 Dec 2019
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Drug and Alcohol Counsellor

Banyule Community Health
Banyule Community Health
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesSocial Work, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health and Counselling
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 26 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 15 Dec 2019
  • Heidelberg West and Greensborough Locations
  • Part-time 0.8 position
  • Clinical Supervision and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Supportive team oriented environment
  • Generous Salary Packaging

Banyule Community Health is looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Drug and Alcohol Counsellor to our BCH community. This is a great opportunity to work in a professional and supportive team based environment alongside other experienced and passionate staff in the Wellbeing and Support Program. The position is part time 4 days per week, working from our West Heidelberg and Greensborough sites.

Your motivation, interpersonal skills, and counselling expertise will see you excel in this role as you:

  • Provide short to medium term drug and alcohol counselling and group work to individuals using a variety of evidence based interventions that support people with their unique goals
  • Work with your team and other BCH staff to develop and deliver innovative, flexible and responsive services to meet the needs of the community, and
  • Participate in planning, evaluation and project work (at times) to support the work of the team and ensure safety and quality in care.

What you will need:

  • Prior counselling and group work experience in the drug and alcohol sector
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, organisational skills and time management skills, including the ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Certificate 4 in Alcohol and Other Drugs or a tertiary qualification in Counselling, Social Work or other relevant field with the minimum AoD core competencies completed (this is a requirement for the role)

About us

We pride ourselves on our supportive attitude and culture, built on our core values of Respect, Excellence, Courage and Dignity. Our Wellbeing and Support team members are passionate about what we do and we make a significant difference to our clients' health and well-being.

For enquiries, call Emily Pegg on 9450 2000

Banyule Community Health is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to ensuring recruitment processes are fair to all candidates.

Please address the key selection criteria in your cover letter

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