Published April 25, 2024
Last Modified April 29, 2024
Windana Drug and alcohol Recovery LTD.
Job Type
Closing Date
May 24, 2024

Job Description

Join Windana: Where our mission is to help people rebuild their lives.

Windana invites you to be part of our Life-Changing mission, where your expertise will be the driving force behind transforming lives affected by drug and alcohol dependence.

  • Attractive hourly rate with salary packaging options to enhance your take-home income.
  • State-of-the-art alcohol and drug residential rehabilitation facility located in Corio.
  • Meaningful work - every day you know you are making a real difference within the community.​

Why Windana?

We are a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation. In November 2023, Windana & Taskforce merged into a single organisation - positioning us strongly for the future, extending our reach to more people with more services. With a combined history spanning almost 50 years, Windana is committed to making a positive impact.

And this is where you come in!

We are looking for a Casual AOD Support Worker to join our team at our Barwon Therapeutic Community located in Corio.

The AOD Support Worker works collaboratively to ensure the Therapeutic Community is a safe and supportive environment for residents to participate and recover.

The AOD Support Worker provides support and care, performs administration duties, medication administration and ensures ‘community as method' and model of care is evident through role modelling and enacting rational authority.

  • Utilise brief intervention, de-escalation strategies and motivational interviewing to assist residents in treatment.
  • Produce professional and comprehensive documentation including but not limited to handover notes, communication book entries, case notes and incident reporting.
  • Facilitate client self-medication access.
  • Provide support including escorting residents to off-site appointments.
  • Participate in community activities.

The position works across a 24-hour roster and can involve day, evening, weekend, sleepover and overnight stand-up work.

What we're looking for:

  • Experience working within the AOD or mental health sector.
  • Ability to work, participate and contribute within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Understanding and implementation of Therapeutic Community model.
  • Minimum Certificate IV in AOD or other relevant health qualification.
  • Drivers Licence essential

The team

We're a friendly, passionate, dynamic bunch of individuals that value continuous improvement and collaboration. We support growth and foster an inclusive and diverse workplace with a strong commitment to gender equality, wellbeing and LGBTQIA+ inclusion.

When can you start you ask? We are ready when you are

A valid Working with Children Check is mandatory for this position and a police check will be administered for preferred candidates. We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6585830. Applications close 24 May 2024