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Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor / Case Manager - Bundaberg

Lives Lived Well
  • Full-time opportunity - Bundaberg - Max Term Contract ending 30th June 2022
  • Work with an innovative and specialist Alcohol & Other Drugs Treatment Organisation
  • Benefits include additional wellbeing days plus NFP salary packaging options

About us

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.

The AOD services team in Central Queensland provides support to people in the form of one-on-one counselling and case management. This role will offer opportunities to connect with other like-minded human services that collectively support the people of Bundaberg.

About this opportunity

We are looking for a passionate Counsellor Case Manager with a demonstrated understanding of the AOD and Mental Health Sector. Based in Bundaberg, this role will report to the Central Queensland Team Leader and provide a comprehensive range of clinical and psycho-social interventions to people requiring AOD services. This role will manage a case load of clients providing individual counselling and case management, including specialist assessment on the level of drug dependence.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide high-quality engagement, assessment, counselling, and support services to clients, and their families, using evidence-based practice principles
  • Manage a case load of clients, including in an outreach capacity, through providing support, service coordination, referral, and advocacy to assist clients in achieving their goals.
  • Work with clients to develop, implement and review individual treatment goals
  • Ensure continuity of care by effectively communicating within the multidisciplinary team and across interfaces with other health care providers
  • Provide pre-and post-rehabilitation support and relapse prevention planning
  • Engage with and develop productive relationships with relevant stakeholders

This is a full-time role (38 hours per week) based in Bundaberg. The salary range for this role is $74,179.04 to $79,810.64 per annum plus superannuation. We are fortunate that our employees can also access $18,540 salary packaging which increases your take-home pay.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated clinical skills in AOD assessment and intervention
  • Applied knowledge in contemporary evidence-based AOD counselling practice, case management, intake, and assessment
  • Highly developed communication and community engagement skills
  • Experience in delivering education programs and in the facilitation of groups
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including a high standard of written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships and work well in a team

Ready to join us?

We at Lives Lived Well are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff by fostering a flexible, family-friendly work culture. An employee of a registered charity, you can increase your take-home pay by salary sacrificing everyday expenses, meals, and entertainment.

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

Click ‘Apply Now’ to be redirected 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 please contact Shonelle Royal at shonelle.royal@liveslivedwell.org.au using the subject line: Alcohol & Other Drugs Counsellor / Case Manager - Bundaberg 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 the candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check, and completed Australian Criminal History Check.

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