Job Opportunity: AOD Counsellor Inner North Catchment – Uniting ReGen

Posted to ENEWS for Jamie Cooper on behalf of Uniting ReGen

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full Time (76 hours per fortnight), Maximum Term (until June 2019)


About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity
ReGen are in  search for an experienced and qualified AOD Counsellor to join our high performing Inner North Catchment Counselling team to conduct assessments and provide a range of counselling interventions to assist clients and their family members associated with AOD use and promote recovery.  This position plays a critical role in the provision of effective AOD treatment and supporting the provision of holistic, wrap-around services, according to the complexity of client and family needs within a recovery focused framework. The role is based in Coburg and Broadmeadows.

About you
You will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant discipline, and a 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 with AOD or Dual Diagnosis clients. A current and valid Victorian driver’s license and a valid working with children check will also be a requirement.

How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply today. Contact us to find out more about the role or for a copy of the position description please visit  When applying please indicate the position you are applying for, include a cover letter outlining your suitability by addressing the key selection criteria and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages.

Application close Thursday 26 July 2018

Get in touch

T: 03 9384-8808 – Jessie Walker-Lewis

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