Published January 8, 2019
Last Modified January 9, 2019
Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc.
Job Type
Closing Date
January 28, 2019

Job Description

  • New Ballarat Therapeutic Community
  • Interesting work that makes a difference

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc. is a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environment, supporting our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

The Support Worker is a Community member that ensures the Ballarat Therapeutic Community (TC) is a safe and supportive environment for residents to participate in treatment. The Support Worker provides support and care, performs administration duties, medication administration and ensures ‘community as method’ is evident through role modelling and enacting a rational authority role.

Therapeutic Community (TC) residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and work groups which form the basis of the daily routine everyone has an opportunity to explore new ways of experiencing life.  The TC is all about change and growth in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.

These positions are available on a casual basis, with salary and conditions in accordance with the Windana Enterprise Agreement 2016.  The positions work across a 24 hour 7 day roster.

Qualifications required for this position:

Minimum Certificate IV in AOD or other relevant health qualification. Must be willing to complete the AOD core competencies or additional studies in addictive behaviours.

Position Description:

Applications need to address the selection criteria to be considered – please see the jobs page on our website for Position Description.

Applications Close:

28th January 2019

Application process:

Please email your completed application to remembering to include your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current CV.

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.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

Key Selection Criteria

Please see Position Description on our website: