- Permanent full time managing the Adult Program
- Permanent full time managing the Youth Program
CAAPS is a community controlled Aboriginal Corporation that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their families who are experiencing issues related to substance use. Our staff work closely with our clients and really do facilitate positive change.
It's hard work – but extremely rewarding and what we do, really matters.
Are you ready to join us?
We are seeking 2 Clinical Coordinators who are enthusiastic, people-focused and passionate about ensuring quality, individualised support that enables people to have choice and control over their lives.
You will have experience working in an Adult AOD and/or Youth AOD program as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing day to day site coordination, effectively engaging with and coordinating care and clinical interventions.
Just some of your responsibilities will be:
- Providing clinical guidance and workplace supervision for staff reporting to you.
- Participating in intake processes.
- Ensuring the Substance Treatment Program is delivered to a high standard in line with assessment and treatment modalities and reflects evidence-based practice.
- Ensuring the Intensive Assessment Program (AOD) is delivered in line with evidence-based practice.
Your skills, experience and qualifications include:
- Sound knowledge of the issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
- Extensive understanding of current issues impacting the delivery of AOD services to Clients affected by substance use.
- Sound knowledge of trauma-informed approaches to service delivery.
- A tertiary degree or a postgraduate qualification in Social Sciences, Psychology, Counselling or equivalent and other relevant qualifications.
- It would be preferred if you had current full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or current full membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
- Advanced level of clinical and interpersonal skills (and demonstrated experience) in a range of mental health and/or community health service settings, which includes managing clients at risk of suicide and/or family violence/other abuse.
Why work for the CAAPS?
- You are committed to the health and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- You will receive immense job satisfaction working for a values-based organisation.
- Work in a family-friendly and supportive work environment.
- Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills.
- Take advantage of Salary Packaging Benefits that increases your take-home pay!
- Receive 6 weeks annual leave!
For a detailed job description visit www.caaps.org.au.