Published February 17, 2021
Last Modified February 17, 2021
Odyssey House Victoria
Location
26 Jessie Street, Australia
Job Type
Category
Suburb
Coburg
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
March 1, 2021

Job Description

Love      Trust      Honesty      Respect      Concern 

AOD Clinician: Care & Recovery

Full time

 

  • Make a difference to people’s lives
  • Join a friendly team with a flexible workplace culture
  • $60,366 - $77,140 (negotiable depending upon skills, qualifications and experience) plus super, 17.5% leave loading and salary packaging

 

Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community.

OHV provides community services for those whose lives have been affected by alcohol and other drugs and is partnering with Uniting ReGen to deliver integrated, person-centred and evidence-based treatment services as the N&W Metro AOD Service, part of the Victorian AOD sector reforms.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, driven, compassionate person who wants to excel in their chosen career and genuinely cares about their community. Are you willing to work together to make a difference to someone’s life?

What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where people can be their very best.  We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home. OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), health and well-being, training and professional development opportunities.

The position

This is a full-time position offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with the possibility of extension pending funding approval. The position is based at 26 Jessie Street, Coburg. The key purpose of the position is to work with clients to develop holistic, long-term recovery plans focusing on recovery from problematic substance abuse and promoting health, wellbeing, and social connectedness. The AOD Clinician will facilitate seamless and integrated treatment pathways and assist clients to remain on their treatment plan.

A day in the life of this position includes: conducting a range of clinical interventions including assessments, therapeutic conversations, advocacy and case management activities including outreach work. The Clinician will arrange appointments for clients with other relevant services. They will work to ensure that clients engage effectively with services that address their substance misuse issues; this may include transporting them to the appointments. The Clinician will coordinate their activity with other professionals providing the client with AOD treatment.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity to improve outcomes for AOD and dual diagnosis clients. The Clinician will work in a team of motivated and values-based professionals providing a broad range of interventions in a community setting. The Clinician will be supported by formal and informal supervision, debriefing and collegial consultations.

More information

The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at https://odyssey.org.au/work-with-us/careers-at-odyssey/. Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email. Applications close at 9am, Monday 1 March, 2021. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact Taran Dhillon, Programs Coordinator, on 0424 361 596, or at tdhillon@odyssey.org.au.

Our commitment to diversity

At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Safety screening

OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.

All Odyssey House Victoria sites are now smoke free effective 31 May 2020 for all employees