Published April 27, 2021
Last Modified April 28, 2021
Odyssey House Victoria
2/2-48 Graham Street, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
May 12, 2021

Job Description

Love      Trust      Honesty      Respect      Concern

Therapeutic Day Rehabilitation Clinician

Shepparton, Full time


  • Leading AOD Community Services Organisation
  • Progressive Workplace Flexibility options
  • Make a difference to people’s lives in a client facing role
  • Above award salary, plus superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and salary packaging benefits


Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV 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. Odyssey House is a dynamic and fast-growing organisation committed to excellence in service provision and innovation in responding to addiction problems.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, driven, and compassionate clinician who seeks to create a safe therapeutic environment for their clients through implementation and review of evidenced based programs. Are you an AOD professional who seeks to work alongside consultants and other specialist staff to lead group-based interventions for clients? If so, this could be the role for you!

What we can give YOU!

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 real flexibility in their work.

Our Workplace Flexibility policy enables our staff to be great at work, and great at home too! OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum
  • Flexible work arrangements including 48/52 purchased leave
  • A vast array of training and professional development opportunities
  • A progressive workplace culture committed to making your workplace experience an engaging and rewarding one

The position

The role is a SCHADS level 3 classified role. The position is offered as a full time, maximum term contract to 30 June 2023 with possibility of extension if funding allows. The position is based in Shepparton.

The key purpose of the position is to provide behaviour changing interventions to assist individuals to reduce or cease harmful alcohol and other drug use, and to avoid and better manage relapse. Assisting participants to establish healthier relationships and lifestyles, free of problematic alcohol and drug use.

The Therapeutic Day Rehabilitation Clinician will support the GVADS Coordinator in the day to day activities and operations including the creation and maintenance of a safe therapeutic environment.  They will work alongside consultants and other specialist staff, and lead group-based interventions and assist with the daily client activity schedule. The position will also function as a key worker to a case load of clients during and following the program.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Possess a strong desire to help others and be empathetic in nature
  • Be approachable and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Be a team player who is supportive of your colleagues
  • Be driven by your moral values, which will be aligned to those of Odyssey House

More information

The full position description and instructions about how to apply can be found at 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 5pm, Wednesday 12 May 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 please contact Bryan Ambrosius, Catchment Manager North West on 0429 030 847 or at

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 smoke free for all employees