Published September 17, 2022
Last Modified September 19, 2022
Anglicare Victoria
Job Type
Category
Suburb
Frankston
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
October 3, 2022

Job Description

The program details:

The Linking Youth and Families Together (LYFT) Program aims to reduce problematic alcohol and other drug use amongst young people and the adverse effects on them and their families.  The program does this by providing information, support and family inclusive therapeutic treatment as well as linkages to other community supports.

In addition Anglicare is partnered with Taskforce in providing a comprehensive range of coordinated, therapeutic AOD recovery and treatment services for adults and their significant others across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

 

Your role:

This position is a dual role of a LYFT worker and Adult AOD Care Recovery Coordinator (CRC). The purpose of the LYFT role be delivering a service to young people and their families in supporting the young person in reducing their problematic alcohol and drug use. The purpose of the Adult AOD CRC role is to provide a service to Adults experiencing AOD related harms, which would include conducting assessments and coordinating care and recovery treatment plans. These plans will assist in the intervention of changing harmful behaviours and increasing their capacity to effectively manage the issues associated with AOD use.

Key Selection Criteria

The skills you will use day to day:

  • Contemporary practice approaches in the alcohol and other drug sector.
  • Application of systemic theory and practice techniques in therapy with families, with specific emphasis on adolescents and their parents.
  • Working with a range of people and organisations (including specific work groups such as Aboriginal, CALD and Forensic clients)
  • Self-management and practice high level organisational skills such as time management and self-direction

 

Qualifications:

A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related discipline, with minimum competencies in Alcohol and Other Drugs