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Community Support Worker

We Help Ourselves


WHOS offers a range of evidence based therapeutic AOD residential programs. Our services are based in NSW and QLD, further information can be accessed at - www.whos.com.au

WHOS is looking for a full time Community Support Worker to join our men’s program, Gunyah, based at Lilyfield. The role involves:

  1. Assessment, referral, and education.
  2. Supervising and supporting clients in a residential setting.
  3. Delivering a structured daily program (which includes facilitating various process and psychoeducational groups).
  4. Conducting therapeutic interventions.

Applicants must respond to the selection criteria below. 

Essential Criteria:

  1. Certificate IV or higher in AOD, Community Services, Mental Health (or similar).
  2. Ability to work evening and weekend shifts as required (this will be on a rotating basis).
  3. Up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and able to provide acceptable proof of vaccination status.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Experience in facilitating groups.
  2. Experience in residential treatment centres, particularly Therapeutic Communities.
  3. Experience working with clients that have substance use disorders and/or associated issues.
  4. Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation strategies.

Being male is a genuine requirement for this position.


  • Remuneration is in accordance with the SCHADSI Level 4 
  • Salary packaging is available

WHOS adheres to the NSW Health recommendations for vaccination.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

To apply you must have the right to work in Australia, be willing to provide a current National Police Clearance Check and respond to the selection criteria noted above. 

(Bruce Wright - bruce.wright@whos.com.au using the subject line: Community Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs – 0499 324 224) and the Assistant Manager (Nicholas Nash – nicholas.nash@whos.com.au).

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