Employment opportunity, Windana: Dual Diagnosis Practitioner

Posted to ENEWS for David Stephenson on behalf of Windana.

  • 4 days per week (0.8EFT)
  • Fixed Term until 1 July 2019
  • Work for a respected Not For profit organisation
  • Based at our Therapeutic Community in Maryknoll

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc. is a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environment, supporting our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

Based at our Therapeutic Community (TC), residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and work groups which form the basis of the daily routine everyone has an opportunity to explore new ways of experiencing life.  The TC teaches residents ‘right living’ principles utilizing ‘community as method’.

Located 75kms east of Melbourne, on a 40 acre property, residents live in self-contained houses in a campus style setting.


The Dual Diagnosis Practitioner will work to improve dual diagnosis responses across the Windana rehabilitation services suite of programs. This position will specifically work with those clients who experience high levels of disadvantage and vulnerability as a result of mental health and problematic substance use.


Mandatory for this position is a Bachelor degree in a health related discipline with a preference for a Registered Psychologist and/or Registered Nurse with post graduate mental health qualifications. AHPRA registration is required.


The position is for 4 days per week (0.8 FTE) fixed term until July 2019 with salary circa $80k (pro rata for part time) plus optional salary packaging, plus 9.5% super.  In addition, Windana provides an excellent suite of support for staff including comprehensive training, supervision and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


If this role is for you, then look at our website for the position description.  Applications must address the selection criteria to be considered. If you have further queries contact David Scott on David.Scott@Windana.org.au  Evidence of qualifications must also be provided if interviewed.  All preferred candidates are subject to psychometric testing and National Police Checks.


Applications in writing must be submitted by 5.00pm 20 July 2018 to applications@windana.org.au