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Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor / Case Manager - Kingaroy

Lives Lived Well
  • Achieve work/life balance
  • Work for a dynamic, family-friendly and inclusive organisation
  • Benefits include additional wellbeing days plus NFP salary packaging options

About Lives Lived Well

Our story is one of collaboration in which many people work together to help others live their lives well, free from the harm of drugs and alcohol. We’re a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation with a team of almost 400 people, delivering innovative and accessible support services across Queensland and regional New South Wales.

We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff by fostering a flexible, family-friendly work culture. We provide multiple wellbeing days off each year, in addition to annual leave. As an employee of a registered charity, you can increase your take home pay by salary sacrificing everyday expenses, meals and entertainment.

About the role

We are looking for a passionate and energetic Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor Case Manager to work part-time (9 day fortnight) at our Kingaroy location MTC until 30 June 2020, with possibility for extension or ongoing. As an AOD Counsellor Case Manager you will work with a case load of clients and their families who are wanting to overcome their alcohol and drug dependence. You will provide high quality engagement, assessment counselling and support services to your clients using you experience in evidence-based practice principles for withdrawal, support and recovery. This may also include brief individual support sessions with families stemming from direct referrals and outreach contact.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with clients to develop, implement and review individual treatment goals
  • Ensuring continuity of care by effectively communicating within the multidisciplinary team and across interfaces with other health care providers
  • Providing pre- and post-rehabilitation support and relapse prevention planning
  • Providing culturally appropriate practice as relevant to varying clients
  • Ensuring that client records, data collection and reporting are consistent with confidentiality and relevant practice standards

What you will bring to the role

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, counselling, psychology or mental health (or related discipline)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in family/AOD counselling practice complimented with contemporary evidence based AOD counselling practice, case management, intake and assessment
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage own workload
  • Highly developed communication and community engagement skills
  • Knowledge of the local region is highly desirable
  • Hold a Blue Card (or ability to apply)
  • Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence

The full-time salary range for this role is $72,361.12 to $86,529.04 annually (dependent on experience level). We are fortunate that our employees can also access $18,540 salary packaging which increases your take home pay.

This is part-time role (34.2 hour a week or 9 day fortnight) MTC until 30 June 2020, with possibility of extension or ongoing.

We're passionate about the possibilities! If you are too apply today!

Click ‘apply’ and go to our LLW Careers page and submit your application. Please note we only accept applications through our Careers page.

For questions or information about the role, email recruitment@liveslivedwell.org.au, using the subject line: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor Case Manager - Kingaroy enquiry via EthicalJobs

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check and completed Australian Criminal History Check

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