Employment opportunity, Odyssey House: Senior AOD Forensic Case Manager (Neighbourhood Justice Centre)

Posted to ENEWS for Adam Bryant on behalf of Odyssey House.

  • Are you in a forensic role and interested in working with a new client group?
  • Do you have strong case management and/or dual diagnosis skills and a passion for AOD work?
  • An opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic team in the addiction field
  • $70-80K (negotiable depending upon skills, qualifications and experience) plus super, leave loading and salary packaging

Odyssey House Victoria is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At Odyssey House we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community.

Odyssey House Victoria is a dynamic and fast growing organisation committed to excellence in service provision and innovation in responding to addiction problems.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced, skilled, driven and compassionate person who wants to excel in their chosen career and genuinely cares about their community. We are interested in discussing how you may be able to use your skills and experience within Odyssey House Victoria.  We want to attract the best possible people whose values align strongly with those of Odyssey House.

What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best.  We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home.


Odyssey House employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), leave loading, health and well-being services, and training and professional development opportunities. Odyssey House also supports continuing professional development that contributes to CPD for professional registration.


The position

This is an established position working as part of the Client Services team in a valued local community service. The role provides one-on-one, flexible assessment, support, referral and interventions for individuals presenting to the Neighbourhood Justice Centre court, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those experiencing homelessness and local residents. This is a rare opportunity to work closely with the Magistrate to support clients to achieve the best outcomes as part of the court system.

Why apply?

This is a real opportunity for people who are good at what they do and care about making a difference, who want to expand their career and become part of an enthusiastic team of skilled professionals.

More information

The position is offered as a full time, fixed term contract to 30 August 2021, with the possibility of extension if funding allows. The full position description can be found at www.odyssey.org.au/jobs/

Applications close at 5 pm on Monday 23 July 2018. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter.  It is essential that you address the key selection criteria in your letter.  Instructions about how to apply can be found at www.odyssey.org.au/jobs/. Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website.  Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email.

If you have any questions relating to the positions, please contact Caroline Long, Manager Service Development clong@odyssey.org.au 9420 7609.

Our commitment to diversity

At Odyssey House Victoria we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging Aboriginal Australians, LGBTIQA+, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Safety screening

OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.