Published May 25, 2023
Last Modified May 25, 2023
Anglicare Victoria
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
June 11, 2023

Job Description

Fixed term to 5th July 2024. Lead two programs, providing direct support to young people with substance misuse. Based at Preston.


Your role:

The Team Leader of AOD & Village21 oversees a multi-disciplinary team which provide direct service delivery to young people. The team consists of the following; one key practitioner of Village21(Preston) and two Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Youth Support Workers (Preston), a ‘Reach-Out’ Youth AOD worker (Craigieburn) and an AOD Clinician servicing adult clients (Craigieburn). The Programs aims to provide a holistic and collaborative approach to the delivery of quality case management, AOD support services and semi-independent accommodation support to young adults & adolescents with diverse and complex needs.


What makes this such a great role for you:

  • Your salary will be $107,079 per annum
  • Salary packaging is available up to $15,900 plus an entertainment card.
  • SCHCADS award level 7.2
  • You will cover a fixed term period until 5th July 2024
  • Work from our great office space in Preston with the option to take advantage of our flexible working culture.
  • We take the Health and Wellbeing of our people seriously offering a Well Worth It! Program, EIP and EAP.
  • Access to discounted health insurance as well!
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace for you to feel safe, acknowledged and included.
  • Our people are our biggest asset, we will support you to progress your career with a dedicated L&D team.
  • We have Rainbow Tick Accreditation

What our people say- “AV is an organisation where if you want to challenge yourself or explore opportunities, you don’t have to leave to do that. There are so many great people, programs and services, so it’s an organisation where you have great conditions for growth and development”.


Ready to take the next step:

Could you please apply for the role before midnight on Sunday 11th June

To apply for this position all you need to do is click apply wherever you are and attach a resume and a brief cover that describes your motivation to work for an organsiation supporting vulnerable Victorians.

The advert is only meant to be an overview, for all the details on what makes this such a great opportunity or to ask questions contact Joe Kerton on 0447 500 350.


Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. AV employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or have a medical exemption. AV will require evidence that you are compliant with these requirements.

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

Key Selection Criteria

About you:

  • Experience providing leadership and supervision
  • In previous roles have monitored program performance and outcomes through the collection, reporting and analysis of data
  • Clinical experience and an understanding of theory that underpins drug and alcohol service delivery
  • Ideally an expert understanding (over 10,000 hours) in relation to substance misuse
  • A deep understanding as to the reasons young people use alcohol and other drugs
  • A contemporary approach to the work
  • Ability to lead, develop and mentor others



Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Social Science, Counselling and specifically a minimum of a Cert IV in AOD or Post Graduate Certificate in AOD, including Dual Diagnosis competencies.