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Team Leader, Mobile Day AOD Treatment Service - Nowra & Shoalhaven Region

Lives Lived Well
  • Be part of establishing and leading a brand new AOD service in Nowra & Shoalhaven Region
  • Work with an innovative and specialist Alcohol & Other Drugs Treatment Organisation
  • Receive additional 5 Wellbeing days per year & Salary Packaging

We are starting a new day-based mobile Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation program, called Nana Muru. The service incorporates both day programs and withdrawal support, using a blend of place-based service delivery and mobile outreach.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Team Leader to build and establish this new service. You will lead the new team in creating a safe, supportive and structured program that inspires genuine and lasting change for our clients. Our ideal candidate has a strong knowledge or connection to the region and the community.

About the area

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.

About the role

This is an ongoing full time position, working from our office in Nowra and outreaching to Jarvis Bay, St George’s Basin and Sanctuary Point. You will lead a team of passionate and professional clinical and support staff, and provide clinical and operational management of the Nana Muru Service, this will look like:

  • Work on ground to establish and build the service in the community
  • Build and foster positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Lead the team in providing treatment and recovery services
  • Provide day to day clinical oversight of program delivery and client wellbeing
  • Lead the clinical review of individual/group treatment
  • Provide expert AOD practice advice and secondary consultation to the team

We will provide relocation assistance to help you move back to this beautiful region and be an integral part of starting this service.

Our new Team Leader will have:

  • Bachelor Level tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or allied health (or similar field)
  • Significant experience working with clients with complex needs, AOD dependencies and/or mental health
  • Experience working in a rehabilitation, withdrawal or related service delivery setting
  • Strong experience providing leadership and mentoring to a multi-disciplinary team
  • Contemporary knowledge and application of evidence-based individual and group interventions and clinical practice in drug and alcohol treatment and recovery

What is on offer

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. As 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 please contact Raechel Wallace on Raechel.Wallace@liveslivedwell.org.au, using the subject line: Team Leader, Mobile Day AOD Treatment Service - Nowra & Shoalhaven Region 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.

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