- Job posted on: 18th Mar 2020
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) program provides 1:1 individual counselling and group sessions to people with identifiable alcohol and/or other drugs dependency and/or concerned parents or significant others. LWB offers these services in targeted country and metropolitan regions in South Australia and also connects clients in this program to other agencies and organisations that can provide further assistance.
Life Without Barriers are currently seeking a part-time (0.5FTE) Peer Worker to join the Alcohol and Other Drugs Team based in the Salisbury office on a 12 month contract. In this role you will draw on your own lived experience of recovery from substance misuse, to instil confidence and hope in others about the journey of recovery. You must have a lived experience of your own substance misuse and a good understanding of your own processes of recovery. You must be willing to purposefully use your own story to help others further their own understanding of their recovery.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).