Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services.
About The Role
New ROADS is a dynamic and supportive team of professionals providing holistic and innovative alcohol and other drug (AOD) and comorbidity services. We provide 1:1 counselling, group work, police drug diversion, case management and residential rehabilitation across our services. We are seeking experienced and motivated staff who are keen to join the team and provide the highest standard of client support. We are seeking a flexible, self-motivated and organised person with well developed skills in providing therapeutic drug and alcohol support for our Adelaide Metro and North Based Sights.
This contract will be fixed Term until 30th June 2023 and flexible from a 05.FTE to 08.FTE for the right candidate.
The New ROADS Counsellor Case Manager role incorporates a diverse mix of responsibilities including:
- office and outreach based, therapeutic AOD services for our residential client group, outpatient counselling group and police drug diversion services
- supporting people who are accessing our AOD programs to make long term, healthy changes in their lives
- developing partnerships with the community to create better outcomes for clients and drive referrals into the service
- breaking down the stigma associated with AOD and mental health issues
Ideally you will possess a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or other related field or specific AOD qualifications plus experience. You will have demonstrated professional experience in providing intensive support, counselling and case management, and will have experience in providing a multidisciplinary and integrated approach, including working with internal staff and external stakeholders from other agencies. Additionally, you will have a strong ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse range of clients, community groups and agencies.
About the Remuneration
This role is remunerated at the Uniting Communities General Staff Agreement, Professional Level 4/1 – 4/4 and dependent on previous experience and Qualifications.
We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org
Please attach a cover letter addressing the position description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees, including a past or current supervisor.
As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.