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AOD Counsellor Case Manager - Nowra

Lives Lived Well
  • Work with an innovative and specialist Alcohol & Other Drugs Treatment Organisation
  • Be part of the journey in changing people’s lives.
  • Receive additional 5 Wellbeing days per year & Salary Packaging

About Lives Lived Well

Our purpose is to inspire people to live their life well. Our unwavering belief is that with the right support people can change – 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

This role is based in Nowra, situated on the beautiful Shoalhaven River, close to many popular natural and cultural features of the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands and a 2-hour drive to Sydney. Nana Muru is a day-based mobile Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation program. The service incorporates both day programs and withdrawal support, using a blend of place-based service delivery and mobile outreach.

About the role

As the Alcohol and other Drugs Counsellor Case Manager you will have a caseload of clients and deliver integrated individual counselling/case management and intensive day rehabilitation group programs. Reporting to the Team Leader, the role will work to ensure that clients needs are addressed in a holistic manner, to achieve optimal recovery and health outcomes.

You will thrive in this opportunity to:

  • Help to establish and build the service in the community
  • Build and foster positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Provide high quality engagement, assessment, counselling, case management and support services to clients, and their families.
  • Facilitate intensive group therapy day rehabilitation programs with other co-facilitators
  • Manage a case load of clients, through providing support, service coordination, referral and advocacy to assist in achieving their goals.
  • Provide pre- and post-rehabilitation support and relapse prevention planning

The salary range for is $74,179.04 to $79,810.64 annually. We are fortunate that our employees can also access $18,540 salary packaging which increases your take home pay.

About you

The successful candidate will share our passion and commitment to service delivery excellence. Additionally, you will also possess the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology or allied health (or similar field)
  • Demonstrated experience working with clients with complex needs, AOD dependencies and/or mental health
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in facilitating groups/sessions in relation to AOD.
  • Contemporary knowledge and application of evidence-based individual and group interventions and clinical practice in drug and alcohol treatment and recovery
  • Experience working in a rehabilitation, withdrawal or related service delivery setting highly desirable

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’ 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 Leanne Lawrence on Leanne.lawrence@liveslivedwell.org.au, using the subject line: AOD Counsellor Case Manager - Nowra enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0409 525 195.

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.

Application close: Thursday 3 February 2022

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 LLW policy

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