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Case Worker - Brisbane Region

Drug ARM

Position Overview

Case Workers will attend defined Community Corrections offices from 9.00am – 5.00pm on agreed days between Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays) and will offer one (1) hour appointments on the designated days. The Objective of the Program is to provide a drug and alcohol counselling delivered in accordance with Harm Minimisation, the Bio-psychosocial model and a Recovery Framework approach. The workers will be required to conduct an initial assessment with the program participants to build rapport, develop a case formulation and treatment plan. Workers will be required to provide regular progress reports to Referring Officers regarding individual offenders (participants) and will engage in conversation pertaining to the same.

Responsibilities

The Case Worker will be responsible to operate within the framework and principles of harm minimisation as articulated in National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Drug Strategy (2014-19) and the Queensland Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Service Delivery Framework 2015 (and subsequent revisions of these documents.)

The Case Worker will:

  • recognise the spectrum of substance use and stages of change
  • work with clients across all stages of substance use
  • respond to the full range of psychoactive substances available (including alcohol, tobacco, licit and illicit drug use, pharmaceutical drug misuse, emerging synthetics, poly drug use)
  • consider the support needs of the client and their family, including dependent children
  • respond to the method of use and associated risk factors, in recognition of the fact that drug use trends change rapidly

A full application pack is available below.

How to apply

Expressions of Interest must include the following to be considered for the position:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Email application to katief@drugarm.com.au using the subject line: Case Worker - Brisbane Region application via EthicalJobs.

Att: Recruitment
Drug ARM Australasia GPO Box 590
Brisbane QLD 4001

With any further enquiries contact Katie Farmer on 07 3620 8801.

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