Published September 6, 2019
Last Modified September 9, 2019
Odyssey House Victoria
314A Thomas Street, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
September 16, 2019

Job Description

Love      Trust      Honesty      Respect      Concern


AOD Clinician: Intake & Assessment, SECADA (Dandenong/Pakenham)

Full time


  • Make a difference to people’s lives
  • Join a friendly team with a flexible workplace culture
  • $56,180 - $71,785 plus super (negotiable depending upon skills, qualifications and experience)

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.

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 our people can develop to 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 services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The position

The position is offered as a full time fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with the possibility of extension, if funding allows.

The position is based at the Dandenong/Pakenham sites.

The key purpose of the position is to reduce AOD related harms to individuals and their families by conducting intake and assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist clients to change harmful behaviours.

A day in the life of this position includes: providing client intake assessments and brief interventions, progressing client treatment plans and making relevant referrals, liaising with other services to support the provision of recovery and harm reduction treatment and completing case notes and other client documentation.

Why apply?

This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional to make an impact on improving outcomes for AOD and dual diagnosis clients.

More information

The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at

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 on Monday 16 September 2019. 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 Shirley Villanti, Team Leader: SECADA, on (03) 5943 3800 or at

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 organization. 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.