- Job posted on: 29th Jul 2020
- Applications close:
Thank you for your interest in a position as Day Program Group Facilitator, Toora Alcohol and Other Drug Service.
The total salary and benefits package for these 72 hours per fortnight positions may consist up to:
Toora Women Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation which has been delivering services to women in the ACT and surrounds since the early 1980s. Operating from within the mission of Safety, Respect and Choice for Women, we support women with complex issues who have experienced past or present traumas such as:
Our current drug and alcohol, domestic violence and homelessness programs range across a variety of settings such as crisis and transitional accommodation, head tenancy, day programs, counselling and outreach support, allowing Toora a wrap-around trauma informed care model, in an integrated service system.
All services are based on a theoretical model of recovery, respect and empowerment. This includes encouraging self-help and minimizing the effects of institutionalisation and the harm associated with dependencies. We deliver these complex services within a human rights and gendered framework.
The Day Program Group Facilitator will assist in the facilitation of psycho-educational groups and the daily client activity schedule. The AOD Day program is an 8 week rolling group and is designed to allow women to work together, in a safe and respectful environment, to learn from each other and explore their personal issues that contributed to their use of alcohol and drugs. The facilitator position requires experience in providing or participating in group therapy, high level communication and people skills, strong team work ethos and sound judgment and flexibility. They will work alongside other specialist staff and lead group-based interventions. They will maintain the standards of clinical rigour expected in the management of each client.
The key purpose of the role is the implementation and review of an evidenced based program intended to:
Our ideal applicant will have:
A current driver's licence as well as a valid Working with Vulnerable People registration are required for this job.
All applicants MUST look to website www.toora.org.au for more information to address criteria before applying for this position.
Women only applicants please as per section s 34(1) of the Discrimination Act 1991. Aboriginal and CALD women encouraged to apply.