- Job posted on: 17th Aug 2020
- Applications close:
The Case Worker will deliver a structured intensive, evidence informed, contemporary AOD day based program using psychosocial interventions that are evidence informed. Interventions typically will include individual and group counselling that address harmful substance use, and develop coping skills, relapse prevention, living skills (e.g. health and nutrition, financial management, interpersonal relationship skills) self-help and peer support and recreational activities. For aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, interventions may differ and be based on social emotional wellbeing and other culturally responsive models of care.
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:
Core components of the role will include intake, screening and assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions, counselling using endorsed therapeutic approached, harm reduction education and information, referral to other services, discharge planning and post-treatment support. Counselling may include group and individual sessions.
A full application pack is available below.
With any further enquiries contact Katie Farmer on 07 3620 8801.