Published February 12, 2021
Last Modified February 12, 2021
Odyssey House Victoria
Location
202-208 Nicholson Street, Australia
Job Type
Category
Suburb
Footscray
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
February 25, 2021

Job Description

Love      Trust      Honesty      Respect      Concern
Senior AOD Outreach Clinician – Intensive Support Program
Full Time

 

  • Make a difference to people’s lives
  • Share the positive outcomes of a person’s journey to recovery
  • $77,140 – 86,072K (negotiable depending upon skills, qualifications and experience) plus super, 17.5% leave loading and salary packaging

 

Odyssey House Victoria is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At Odyssey House we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for individuals with high quality transferable harm minimisation, case management and brief intervention skills or those with experience in AOD work. Odyssey House acknowledges the challenges of working intensively with complex clients and will provide training and structured support to the team.
We are looking for experienced skilled, driven and compassionate person who want to excel in their chosen career and genuinely care about their community. We are interested in discussing how you may be able to use your skills and experience within Odyssey House Victoria.  We want to attract the best possible people whose values align strongly with those of Odyssey House. Are you willing to work together to make a difference to someone’s life?
What we offer
We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best.  We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home. OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), health and well-being services, and training and professional development opportunities.
The position
The position is offered as a full time, fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with the possibility of extension if funding allows. The role is based at the NW AOD office located in Footscray and will cover off on the NW and SW catchments. This position offers targeted services to identify and provide intensive support to people at a higher risk of harms associated with fatal and non-fatal AOD overdoses, by preparing people for and keeping them engaged in treatment and reducing their risks. The position reports to the Outreach Coordinator.
A day in the life of this position includes - undertaking outreach, completing referrals, working collaboratively with clients to develop treatment plans and goals, case notes, care team meetings, consultation with the outreach coordinator, attending clinical review meetings and other relevant meetings.
Why apply?
This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and friendly team in a role that will utilise excellent communication and case management skills. If you would like to support people affected by alcohol and other drugs on their recovery journey, whilst being mentored and developed, then this could be the job for you!
More information
The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at https://odyssey.org.au/work-with-us/careers-at-odyssey/. Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email. Applications close at 9am on Thursday 25 February 2021. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact Mishma Kumar, Outreach Coordinator on 0435 656 550 or at mkumar@odyssey.org.au.
Our commitment to diversity
At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.
Safety screening
OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.
All Odyssey House Victoria sites are now smoke free effective 31 May 2020 for all employees