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Youth AOD Workers x2 - Ballarat

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • 2 X Ongoing Part-time positions based in Ballarat Area.
  • Flexible hours

About the opportunity

We are currently seeking 2x experienced Permanent Staff to join our existing team at our youth residential withdrawal site based just outside of Ballarat. This is a 24/7 unit with 3 shifts, morning, afternoon and night (stand up). You must be able to work across all of these shifts including night shift.

In this position you will contribute to the provision of a safe and hospitable environment for clients voluntarily seeking withdrawal from the acute use of alcohol and/or other drugs. Working with the team, you will actively support clients to achieve their individual treatment plans; you will supervise and provide assistance with daily living activities, and facilitate and encourage client participation in program activities.

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About you

We are seeking a candidate with tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, community Services / or other relevant allied health discipline, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs / or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis (or willingness to undertake).

You will also have demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services (preferably to dual diagnosis clients). You must also be available and willing to work a 24/7 rotating roster.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as detailed in the position description

Get in touch

For more information regarding the role, please contact Doug Shaw – Team Leader, Youth AOD Withdrawal on Doug.shaw@vt.uniting.org, using the subject line: Youth AOD Workers x2 - Ballarat enquiry via EthicalJobs, or 0428 323 502.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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