Published February 23, 2021
Last Modified February 22, 2021
Uniting Victoria Tasmania
Level 5, 505 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
March 5, 2021

Job Description

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-time, Ongoing at 60.8 hours per fortnight
  • Preston location

About the opportunity

We are looking for a motivated Intake and Assessment Clinician to join our team at Preston. The role will act as a centralised function for all initial contact from clients within our service.

This position works within the catchment to ensure a consistent catchment wide response to clients requiring AOD treatment and support which includes screening and prioritising the urgency of those that present immediate risk to individuals, children and other family members.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant graduate qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences.
  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the core competencies (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment).
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of screening, assessment and community based treatment for all clients with AOD and mental health issues.
  • Proven ability to work with a range of people and organisations (including specific work groups such as Aboriginal, CALD and Forensic clients) in a non-judgemental and respectful manner.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core selection criteria in the position description

Applications close

Friday 5 March 2021

Get in touch

Keryn Ralph – Manager Catchment Clinical Services

M: 0447 200 374

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.