CASUAL ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS WORKER
(WHOS New Beginnings)
**Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply**
An exciting opportunity exists to become part of a small dynamic team of women within a larger organisation. As part of We Help Ourselves, WHOS New Beginnings is an AOD residential service for women, located within the beautiful grounds of Broughton Hall Lilyfield. We require a motivated and enthusiastic woman to fill this casual AOD Support Worker position. Information on WHOS services can be found at www.whos.com.au
Being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 31 of the NSW Anti- Discrimination Act.
- Minimum Certificate IV in AOD/Community Services
- Knowledge and/or experience working with AOD clients
- An interest in working with women and an understanding of their related issues
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work a day shift roster, with evening and weekend shifts as required. Commitment to working as part of a team
- Computer skills especially with MS Word and Excel
- Current Drivers Licence
- Have a current (or willing to obtain) First Aid Certificate, Police record Check and Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate (WHOS adheres to the NSW Health recommendations for vaccination)
- Knowledge and understanding of the Therapeutic Community model and/or residential AOD services
- Experience liaising with internal/external stakeholders such as medical detox unit, referral agencies and nurses
- Group work skills
- Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation
Remuneration: Negotiated based on qualifications and experience equivalent to SCHDSI Award.
Please forward your application addressing the position criteria along with your resume and cover letter to Alexa Robles via e-mail [email protected].
Closing date on the 8th October, 2023.