Counsellor Calvary Health Care Riverina


Calvary Riverina Drug & Alcohol Centre 

Counsellor – Full time

  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • Join a supportive, professional and progressive team!
About the role
Facilitate and support evidence-based treatment for young people using methamphetamine, alcohol and other drugs, tailored to individual need and stage of change. In addition, it will work to promote linkages with broader health services, including mental health services, to better support integrated/coordinated treatment and referral pathways to support young people with co-morbid mental health and substance use issues
Your main duties will include:
  • Make available a range of individual supports for young people
  • Provide alcohol and other drugs consultation, information and education to members of the headspace team.
  • Develop Individual therapeutic supports
  • Evaluating and altering the client service plan in relation to changing clients’ needs in consultation with the client and services.
About you
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or other relevant behavioural science counselling.
  • Registration or eligibility for membership with relevant professional/ discipline body
  • Demonstrated superior skills /experience in counselling drug and alcohol clients with complex needs, using a range of modalities e.g. CBT, DBT, ACT
  • Demonstrated experience in psychosocial assessment, case management and advocacy.
  • Experience in developing and delivering education programs and group facilitation with AOD clients
  • Working with Children’s Check 
  • Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence
For further information please contact Belinda Waugh, Nurse Manager on [email protected]
Why work for Calvary?
At Calvary, our staff matter. 
With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.
Your benefits: 
  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Training, development pathways and career opportunities
  • Flexible hours that make sense for you
As we serve the community across Home, Virtual and Residential Aged Care, Retirement Living and Hospitals, one thing sets us apart. Care from the heart. If this sounds like you, apply for a role with Calvary today.
Please note the following:
  • As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure suitability for the role
  • You will be required to provide evidence of immunisation as required for your role



Calvary Health Care Riverina

Job Salary

Full time