AOD Counsellor

AOD Counsellor
  • $80,000 - $86,000 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Temporary
  • Queensland Queensland AUS 4892
Job Ref: VAC-13254
Sector: Allied Health
Sub-sector: Mental Health Clinician
Date Added: 12 September 2021

Medacs are excited to be partnered with a not for profit organisation in remote Pormpuraaw QLD in need of an Alcohol & Other Drug Counsellor on a full time basis for ideally 12 months, but will consider 3-6 months.

Services focus on quality, evidence-based services that are appropriate in meeting the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, women, children and families in the community.

Your main responsibility will be to provide a holistic, culturally-appropriate AOD service that includes the delivery of an AOD program; the use of screening assessment, early intervention and care planning tools; as well as bereavement, trauma, crisis, family violence and financial counselling.

Your duties will include, however is not limited to:

  • Implement and review appropriate service delivery models as required, and tools for Social Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health, AOD and Therapeutic programs;
  • Participate in the operational planning, implementation reporting and evaluation of program development activities
  • Facilitate activities or programs to enhance the delivery of alcohol and other drug services in the community, in alignment with Australian National Drug Strategy Framework

To be considered for this role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Occupational Therapist, or other recognised qualifications within the Health Professionals
  • General Registration with AHPRA (where applicable)
  • Eligible for or a member of AASW (where applicable)
  • Need to be registered with at least one of the following bodies ACA, PACFA or AHPRA
  • Proven experience working in AOD
  • Flexible and approachable manner
  • Having worked with first nations people (desirable)

What's in it for you?

  • Generous salary and salary packaging
  • Relocation allowance can be discussed
  • 2 weeks isolation leave
  • Outback location!

To Apply:
If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can contact Jade on 02 4945 6204 for further information and a confidential discussion.

Refer a friend and receive up to $750 T's & C's apply.

Medacs Healthcare
10/10/2021 23:29:04
AUD 80000 86000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Jennings

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