We are currently advertising for a Forensic AOD clinician to work across the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region .
The Forensic AOD Clinician is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist mandated clients to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use.
Key Selection Criteria
- Relevant health and or welfare Tertiary Qualification such as Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, AOD or other relevant area of study desirable.
- Certificate IV in AOD or completion of the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment- see Appendix A).
- Experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services preferably with AOD or dual diagnosis clients
- Demonstrated understanding of community based interventions for reducing alcohol and drug related harm, and the ability to apply a range of therapeutic approaches
- Ability to collaborate effectively with clients, families, colleagues, stakeholders and other service providers
- Proven ability to work with a range of people (including specific client groups such as Aboriginal, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Forensic clients) in a non-judgmental and respectful manner
- A demonstrated commitment to teamwork
- The ability to exercise problem solving thinking in an independent working environment