Published February 5, 2019
Last Modified February 6, 2019
Job Type
Closing Date
February 19, 2019

Job Description

SURe AOD Counselling Clinician

  • Fixed Term: approximately 10 months
  • Part-time hours (FTE 0.8)

The AOD Counselling Clinician will deliver services to people who are at need of AOD Voluntary and Forensic Counselling.

About the Role:

​The SURe AOD Counselling Clinician will deliver services to people who are at need of AOD Voluntary and Forensic Counselling through;

  • innovative specialised interventions;
  • using active engagement outpostings;
  • evidence based best practice interventions.

The successful applicant will be required to work an after hours shift (11:56 to 20:00) one day per week.

About You:

  • ​Demonstrated experience working with AOD clients both voluntary and mandated;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing therapeutic counselling to clients with a co-existing drug and alcohol and mental health condition;
  • Experience providing AOD education;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Harm Reduction principles and strategies, with particular understanding of relevance to clients with co-occurring conditions;
  • Ability to manage complex presentations;
  • Knowledge of, and ability with data systems and reporting requirements.

Why You Should Apply?

Join a vibrant and innovative not-for-profit organisation committed to an integrated approach to service, and help make a positive difference in the lives of over forty thousand people each year. Values and the way we interact with each other and our customers are extremely important to us. We Care, We Listen, We Engage, We Deliver. We strive to provide seamless coordinated care. Whilst we are not there yet, we are constantly working on our processes with a commitment to service, advocacy and innovation to achieve this. We are situated within the community and in most cases close to major shopping precincts. We offer a family friendly workplace. Not-for-profit salary packaging is available.

About EACH:

A contemporary not-for-profit EACH provides a range of health disability, counselling and mental health services to the community. From humble beginnings established in the Outer East of Melbourne over 44 years ago, committed teams at EACH now consist of over 1300 staff across 65 sites throughout the eastern states of Australia. Together we support over 40 000 clients annually.

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Our values promote Customer Centricity, Social Justice, Service Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration - and these underpin the way we work and deliver our services. You can find out more about us here -

We recognise that not everyone experiences life equally. Our focus is about creating opportunities for equitable outcomes. No matter what someone's starting place, we will support them to achieve their goals.

We embrace diversity in all its forms and respect everyone's strength and contributions irrespective of gender, ethnicity, culture, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and political views.

Next Steps:

Applicants are requested to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at

For specific information about the role, please contact: ​Fay Edebohls on 9871 1800.

Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted by 21/02/2019. Interviews are expected to take place from 22/02/2019.

Vacancy closes 5pm 19/02/2019.

We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusions brings, and in turn encourage people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Please note that all appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening checks including; Police Record Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Work Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks and APHRA Registration Check.

For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at and quote reference number:4555418. Applications close 19 February 2019