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Aboriginal Support Worker

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery

This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only.

Windana is looking for a passionate and experienced Aboriginal Support Worker to assist our clients and residents.

Directly accountable to the Team Leader, the Support Worker is a community member that ensures the TC is a safe and supportive environment for residents to participate in treatment. The Support Worker provides assistance and care, performs administration duties, medication administration, and ensures ‘community as method’ is evident through role modelling and enacting a rational authority role.

About you:

  • Have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  • An understanding of and commitment to the Aboriginal community respecting traditional culture, values and ways of doing business
  • Minimum Certificate IV in AOD or other relevant health qualification. Must be willing to complete the AOD core competencies or additional studies in addictive behaviours.
  • Experience in a Therapeutic Community
  • Experience working in a residential program
  • Qualification and/or training in mental health

This role is subsidised by the Working for Victoria Fund and is a 6-month contract.

For more information, please contact us via email at hr@windana.org.au, using the subject line: Aboriginal Support Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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