Published March 6, 2019
Last Modified March 6, 2019
Star Health
Location
341 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Category
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
March 17, 2019

Job Description

Job Reference No: VAC0565

  • Positive team culture
  • 2 types of Salary Packaging Available & Access to ADO once a month
  • Diverse Professional Development Opportunities

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and holistic counsellor to work in our Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) program.  The Star Health AOD Services provides treatment to a continuum of clients including but not limited to self-referred clients, family members and significant others, people referred by the criminal justice system and individuals experiencing a diverse range of health, social and economic issues seeking information and treatment.

To be suitable for the role you will possess the following:

  • A professional qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or Occupational Therapy.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in the provision of therapeutic interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy; risk assessment and management, and treatment planning.
  • Demonstrated understanding of therapeutic approaches in counselling and matching stages of treatment to stages of change.
  • Understanding of harm minimisation including harm reduction.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound organisational, analytical and time management skills.
  • A positive and proactive team-oriented attitude.

Who We Are

Star Health is a values driven organisation at the forefront of multi-disciplinary team based community care.  If you are looking for an opportunity to work closely with the local community and are committed to providing support and assistance to those who have poor access to services – then this is the place for you! For further information, please see our YouTube clip:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq3LTRF5Kn8

Applicants must address the key selection criteria within the covering letter and complete our application form directly via our website http://www.starhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

For further information about the role, please contact Silvia Violante on 03 9525 1300 or email:  sviolante@starhealth.org.au

Closing Date:  Sunday 17th March 2018 @ 5pm

Key Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in the provision of therapeutic interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy; risk assessment and management, and treatment planning.
  • Demonstrated understanding of therapeutic approaches in counselling and matching stages of treatment to stages of change.
  • Understanding of harm minimisation including harm reduction.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound organisational, analytical and time management skills.