Published March 14, 2023
Last Modified March 16, 2023
292 Hoddle Street, Australia
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Closing Date
April 25, 2023

Job Description

The Individual Support Services team provides intensive support services to Aboriginal women who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and are at risk of further harm. The team’s interventions range from short-term crisis responses to longer-term intensive case-management.

Working under the supervision of the AOD Senior Practitioner, the AoD Practitioner will support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to reduce the harm incurred by alcohol and other drug use and their level of risk from family violence. The person in this role will provide client-centred, strength-based casework, utilising the Multi Agency Risk and Assessment Management Framework (MARAM) and relevant AOD frameworks. They will also provide secondary consultations on AOD issues to ISS Case Workers and engage in collaborative practice arrangements with Case Managers, such as co-case management, where this is appropriate.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Key Selection Criteria

  • 2 years’ experience in the AOD and/or family violence sectors, preferably with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women would be highly regarded.
  • Mandatory minimum qualification of AOD Cert IV or working towards attaining this.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Development or related discipline are desirable, or working towards a qualification.
  • A Working with Children Check Card
  • A Police Check
  • A Victorian Driver’s License