Published January 3, 2019
Last Modified January 4, 2019
Ballarat Community Health Centre
Job Type
Catchment
Suburb
Ballarat
Closing Date
January 21, 2019

Job Description

Part time (0.8 EFT) - Ongoing position

About Us

Ballarat Community Health (BCH) provides a broad range of services to the community of Ballarat, with outreach services delivered in the Central Highlands region and beyond. In partnership with the community, we create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles, as well as preventing and managing illness. Our Social Support team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced AOD Youth Outreach Worker, to provide Alcohol and Drug Youth Outreach services across the Central Highlands region.

The Opportunity

The primary purpose of the Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Youth Outreach Worker is to provide clinical assessment and case management on an outreach basis to young people with alcohol and drug concerns in their own environment or at BCH facilities.

You will be responsible for the provision of secondary consultation, and health promotion, working with mandated and voluntary clients with co-occurring disorders including AOD, Mental Health and Acquired Brain Injury.

Key Selection Criteria

What you will bring to the role:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the principles and practise of working with youth
  • Proven skills in the application of assessment, case coordination, case management, case formulation and development of individual treatment plans and discharge planning
  • Knowledge of current alcohol and other drug interventions

Also desirable:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in AOD and Mental Health or related human services field

For further enquiries about this role please contact Suzanne Powell, Manager Alcohol & Other Drug Services on 03 5338 4500.

Applications close 10pm, Monday 21st January 2019

In reward for your hard work, you'll enjoy competitive salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements which include various leave options. We encourage our staff to take advantage of health and wellbeing initiatives and provide a supportive environment.

To apply for this job go to: http://bch.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 4509818.