Job Opportunity: Specialist AOD Family Violence Advisor Uniting ReGen – Hume/Moreland & North-Eastern Melbourne

Posted to ENEWS for Jamie Cooper on behalf on Uniting ReGen

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full Time (76 hours per fortnight), Maximum Term (until June 2021 – may be extended subject to ongoing funding)

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
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Specialist AOD Family Violence Advisor looking to move into a new challenging role and to further their career. The position will be based in Hume/Moreland or in North East Melbourne. The position will provide expertise and support for workers in the AOD sector within the catchment, to identify and respond to family violence with their clients, whether they are experiencing family violence or perpetrating family violence. You will provide practice leadership as well as supporting and strengthening the networks and collaborations across the catchments and sector.

About you
To be successful in the role you will have tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, nursing or other relevant allied health discipline, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work or 4 key competencies in AOD, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, as well as demonstrated experience working in the AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients. A&TSI people encouraged to apply.

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.

Applications close on Thursday 26 July 2018

Get in touch
T: 03 9384 8830 – Donna Ribton-Turner


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.