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AOD Counsellor Case Manager

Lives Lived Well
  • 12 month fixed-term part-time role
  • Work with an innovative and growing not-for-profit organisation
  • Receive additional 5 Wellbeing days per year (pro rata for part-time)

About us

Lives Lived Well is a leading support organisation for people who have problems with alcohol and drugs as well as other addictions such as gambling and associated mental health issues. We provide support services including residential rehabilitation and community counselling in more than 40 locations across Queensland and NSW.

About the Service

Young Family Support Program is funded by Department of Children, Youth Justice, and Multicultural Affairs (CYJMA) to provide AOD counselling and intervention to parents with children up to the age of 18 years

About the Role

The AOD Counsellor Case Manager role reports the Team Leader. You will deliver individual and group-based counselling, case management and support services, as well as proactively assist and support clients with entry and exit into suitable residential treatment. High quality engagement, via in-person and phone contact, guided by evidence-based practice is crucial to the role.

Primary responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide high quality engagement, assessment, counselling, case management and support services to clients, and their families.
  • Develop, facilitate and evaluate therapeutic group programs aimed at achieving client readiness for AOD residential treatment
  • Manage a case load of clients with varying levels of complexity, providing counselling support, service coordination, referral, and advocacy to assist in achieving their goals.
  • Actively support development of client capacity and community support groups for clients who wish to enter and are exiting residential treatment

About you

The successful candidate will share our passion and commitment to service delivery excellence. As a case manager, you will hold the highest level of integrity and professionalism in your practice. Additionally, you will possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, counselling or mental health (or related discipline)
  • Experience and knowledge in contemporary AOD counselling, case management and intake and assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating groups.
  • Experience in evidence based modalities including relapse prevention.
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including a high standard of written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise clinical and administrative duties, including the effective and efficient planning and organisation of a complex caseload

About to join us?

The salary for this role ranges between $39.26 and $46.95 per hour, commensurate with the successful candidate's level of experience and qualifications. We are fortunate that our employees can also access $18,540 salary packaging (pro rata if part-time) which increases their take home pay.

We at Lives Lived Well are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff by fostering a flexible, family-friendly work culture. We provide wellbeing days off each year, in addition to your annual leave.

Click ‘Apply Now’ 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@llw.org.au, using the subject line: AOD Counsellor Case Manager 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 and completed Australian Criminal History Check and provision of COVID-19 vaccination certificate, in line with the LLW vaccination Policy.

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