Published May 15, 2019
Last Modified May 15, 2019
Stepping Up
9c Station St, Australia
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Closing Date
May 29, 2019

Job Description

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

  1. 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.
  2. Certificate IV in AOD or completion of the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment- see Appendix A).
  3. Experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services preferably with AOD or dual diagnosis clients
  4. Demonstrated understanding of community based interventions for reducing alcohol and drug related harm, and the ability to apply a range of therapeutic approaches
  5. Ability to collaborate effectively with clients, families, colleagues, stakeholders and other service providers
  6. 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
  7. A demonstrated commitment to teamwork
  8. The ability to exercise problem solving thinking in an independent working environment