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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Alcohol and Other Drug Support Worker

Open Doors Youth Service Inc.

The Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Alcohol and Other Drug Support Worker will deliver community based alcohol and other drug (AOD) psychosocial services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, asexual, pansexual (LGBTIQAP+), Brotherboy and Sistergirl young people aged 12 to 24 who are experiencing substance use dependence or experiencing concerns related to their AOD use, with a focus on young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, their families and communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery of community based psychosocial interventions for LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy young people across all types and stages of their AOD use.
  • Provide AOD support that is specifically tailored for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy young people, their families and communities.
  • Conduct AOD screening assessments, including comprehensive risk assessments
  • Provision of evidence based AOD brief interventions, motivational interviewing, harm reduction information, psychosocial education, and safety planning
  • Developing collaborative goal-oriented treatment plans for young people based on their strengths, resilience and protective factors
  • Provide flexible supports that meet clients needs, including outreach and use of interpreters.
  • Coordinate with partner organisations and referral networks to facilitate access to other services that supporting the achievement of client goals
  • Deliver groups for LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy young people that increases their connection to peers, services and their community.
  • Delivery of LGBTIQAP+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy professional development sessions.

A full position description, including selection criteria, is attached.

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