- Job posted on: 7th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
Monash Health Drug and Alcohol Services part of SECADA
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.
We are excited to announce two Drug and Alcohol counselling positions within our Drug and Alcohol Services at our consortium site within SECADA Dandenong.
There are two ongoing roles, 1 EFT full time and 0.6 EFT part time working Monday/Tues/Thurs/Friday 830am – 5pm, Wednesday 10:36am - 7:00pm.
An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Nurse (RN Grade 3 / RPN Grade 3), Social Worker (Grade 2), Psychologist (Grade 2) or Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) to work with Monash Health Drug & Alcohol Service and Secada in the provision of counselling services for people presenting with drug and alcohol issues. This position will work closely with Intake and Assessment workers within Secada, Non-residential withdrawal services, the Community Residential Withdrawal Unit and other treatment components of Secada along with external resources and service providers.
In 2014, The South Eastern Consortium Alcohol and Drug Agencies (Secada) formed to provide alcohol and other drug (AOD) services in the South Eastern Catchment. The consortium comprises South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network as the lead agency in collaboration with Odyssey House Victoria, Taskforce Community Agency, YSAS Pty Ltd, Windana Drug & Alcohol Recovery and Monash Health Drug & Alcohol Service (formerly known as SEADS), connected through an MOU and a united commitment to providing opportunities for change and growth in the catchment.
You have been developing your counselling skills or you are an accomplished drug and alcohol/mental health counsellor in an Allied health professional’s field such as Social work, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Speech Pathology and Nursing. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based care to all clients.
In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Apply NOW to join our Drug and Alcohol Services at Monash Health!
Please contact Debra Alexander for further information or to discuss your application further 9792 7618