Published February 6, 2019
Last Modified February 6, 2019
Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO
1 Hoddle Street, Richmond, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
February 20, 2019

Job Description

  • Family & Carers Support Worker
  • Do you want to work for a growing, values driven not-for-profit?
  • Do you have a strong belief in humanity and the basic right to a second chance?

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic person to join us in our Familiy & Carers Support Program being delivered from our Gippsland office. We’d love to hear from people who are motivated by working with a team of skilled and knowledgeable staff, innovative in finding solutions, and passionate about the right to a second chance.  


A little bit about ACSO

The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is a dynamic, values driven NFP, focused on partnering with government and the community to co-design services that create real social change. We’re an organisation with a bold vision to create a safe and inclusive community freed of crime and prisons. It’s our goal to reduce re-offending, and our mission is to help people transition from prison, assist them in the community, stop them from re-offending, and intervene to divert others from committing crime.


The program and the role

Based in the Traralgon office the team is looking to expand.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering support services to familiy, friends and carers of people misusing substances. The service is deliverd by providing both individual and group education sessions including brief interventions, single sessions, structured groups and community education sessions.


What we’re looking for?

  • Min Cert IV AOD
  • Experience working with people with substance misuse issues
  • Experience in group work
  • Experience working with families
  • Someone who can work after hours as required

What ACSO can offer you

  • Part time position available
  • $65k base salary
  • A supportive and collaborative team and leaders
  • A challenging yet rewarding position
  • Learning opportunities and career development
  • Annual leave loading
  • Great NFP salary packaging options

To apply please visit our careers website at and provide a copy of your resume, along with a brief covering letter outlining your responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the PD available on our website). Applications close 20 February 2019.


ACSO embraces diversity within its workforce and as such encourages applications from appropriately qualified and skilled people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. ACSO acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Victoria and pays respect to them, their culture and their Elders, past, present and future.