Published July 21, 2021
Last Modified July 21, 2021
Uniting Victoria Tasmania
Job Type
Closing Date
August 3, 2021

Job Description

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Preston location
  • Full-Time, Maximum Term until 3 June 2022

About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced AOD Counsellor to join our team in our innovative national award winning program. By joining our multi-disciplinary team, you will have an opportunity to further develop your clinical skills with a diverse group of participants.

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.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A relevant graduate qualification in 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 12 months of employment).
  • A post graduate qualification in AOD or mental health (desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience providing drug and alcohol assessment and counselling activities.

How to apply

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

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

Applications close on Tuesday 3 August 2021


Get in touch

T: 0466935717 – Mark Johnston, Team Leader Catalyst Program

T: 0434957394 - Emma Hooper, Acting Manager Catalyst and Consumer Participation Program

About Uniting

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

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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.