Published September 11, 2023
Last Modified September 14, 2023
Western Health
Gordon Street, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
October 2, 2023

Job Description

Westside Lodge DDRC provides a therapeutic program for people experiencing co-occurring alcohol and other drugs and mental health issues who would benefit from an interated model of care.  This client-centred recovery program is offered in a residential setting over 13 weeks.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and delivering evidence based individual and psycho-educational group programs.  This role provides emotional and practical support for clients whose lives are significantly impacted as a result of substance use and mental unwellness.  The aim over the 3-month period is to assist clients to prepare for reintegration into the community, maintain recovery and gain new skills.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.