Published November 10, 2022
Last Modified November 11, 2022
Job Type
Closing Date
November 25, 2022

Job Description

  • Full-time, Maximum term position until June 2023
  • $39.26 - $42.25 hourly rate depending on Grade and Experience + Super + Salary Packaging

So why cohealth?

Cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

This position sits within the AOD and Homelessness Cluster which aims to improve the health, wellbeing, housing, and social outcomes of people who use alcohol and other drugs and/or those experiencing homelessness in the Inner Northwest of Melbourne.

The role will predominately perform intake responsibilities with the AOD Treatment Services Team and undertake comprehensive AOD Assessments to provide interventions for individuals experiencing issues relating to alcohol and other drugs, and mental health.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Provide high quality engagement during the intake process priority access for ‘complex' clients
  • Liaise with team regarding care planning, referrals, and approaches for crisis intervention management
  • Perform complete comprehensive AOD Assessments of clients using the Victorian AOD Comprehensive Assessment Tool in appropriate timeframes
  • Utilise the Penelope Portal - to receive and provide information regarding client referrals
  • Participate in organisational Quality Assurance activities

Position Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Counselling, Social Work or Nursing
  • Minimum two years' experience working in the AOD sector
  • Proven skills in the application of intake, assessment, case coordination, and the development of individual treatment plans
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and conflicting tasks

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Andrea Calleja

To apply for this job, go to: & enter ref code: 6161579.
Applications close 25 November 2022