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Post Custodial Support Program Case Manager - Wellington

Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service
  • Position Location: Wellington
  • Type of employment: Full-Time
  • Hours per week: 38
  • Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position: Yes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Aboriginality
  • Knowledge and understanding of the impact of drug and alcohol use/misuse in Aboriginal communities and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current issues affecting the lives of Aboriginal people
  • Demonstrated previous work experience in a health, welfare or drug and alcohol related employment field
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide written reports, intake and comprehensive assessment, and holistic case management
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently/unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated organisational, excellent time management and strong interpersonal skills including risk identification and response
  • Demonstrated experience in the utilisation of client software packages and Microsoft Office programs
  • Working with Children and Criminal Record check clearances
  • Current unencumbered NSW Class C driver’s license & ability to travel

About The Position

The NSW Ministry of Health has granted multiple Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and/or Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) to deliver specialist alcohol and other drug (AOD) case management, counselling and support services for people exiting custody who are at risk of AOD related harm.

The program will address gaps and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander health and social outcomes through prevention, treatment and holistic support, including: Increased access to early intervention and treatment.


People released from custody have improved health and wellbeing and reduced risk of harms from AOD People released from custody at risk of harmful AOD use have increased access to holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed AOD treatment and support.

People released from custody at risk of harmful AOD use are connected to appropriate health and social services, including those associated with cultural and social determinants of health (housing, employment, training, welfare support, connection to Country and community) People released from custody at risk of harmful AOD use have increased access to AOD support provided by peer worker Improved access to post-custodial AOD treatment support in regional remote areas.

People released from custody at risk of harmful AOD use have reduced risk of suicide and overdose and decreased re-offending rates Reduced family, community and societal costs associated with harmful AOD use and reoffending in the post-release period.

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