Published October 10, 2021
Last Modified October 11, 2021
Uniting VicTas
Location
55 Webb Street, Australia
Job Type
Category
Suburb
Narre Warren
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
October 24, 2021

Job Description

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Ongoing role based in Narre Warren

About the opportunity

Catalyst is a rehabilitation program for people who have experienced problematic alcohol and other drug use. It is for clients who have completed a withdrawal and need a period of intensive therapeutic support to prevent relapse and maintain their changed behaviour.

Working as part of a small team, this role will work to support the development and delivery of evidence based individual and group therapeutic interventions intended to:

  • Provide behaviour changing interventions to assist individuals to reduce or cease harmful alcohol and drug use
  • Assist participants to establish healthier lifestyles free of problematic alcohol and drug use
  • Assist participants to avoid and better manage relapse.

About you

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant health and or welfare Tertiary Qualification such as Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences.
  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 24 months of employment.
  • Experience working with AOD or dual diagnosis clients.
  • Demonstrated experience providing drug and alcohol assessment and counselling activities.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and some experience with case formulation, development of Individual Treatment Plans and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and some experience in the application of Motivational Enhancement and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below :

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Sunday 24 Ocotber 2021

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact James McGregor, Team Leader – Catalyst Program on 0435 399 328

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: https://www.unitingvictas.org.au/

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Relevant health and or welfare Tertiary Qualification such as Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences.
  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 24 months of employment.
  • Experience working with AOD or dual diagnosis clients.
  • Demonstrated experience providing drug and alcohol assessment and counselling activities.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and some experience with case formulation, development of Individual Treatment Plans and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge and some experience in the application of Motivational
    Enhancement and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies.
  • Values alignment: ability to demonstrate and authentically promote Uniting’s values.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide safe environments for children and young people and protect them from abuse and neglect.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan develop, deliver and review training and education materials
  • Demonstrated ability to manage basic projects on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality assurance and customer service
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of OH&S and Equal Opportunities legislation
  • Current Drivers Licence