Counsellor Educator NMCADS Cyrenian House



North Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Joondalup 

Excellent opportunity to be part of WA’s leading specialist AOD service provider 

We are seeking an experienced Counsellor Educator with strong clinical knowledge and skills, together with well-established work practices to join our dynamic team working on a part-time basis. 

This role focusses on treatment and prevention strategies associated with reducing the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use.  The Counsellor Educator will be required to provide proficient culturally secure counselling, education and support to consumers, families, and the local community. Experience in family and couples counselling will be highly regarded. 

Our Organisation

Cyrenian House is a leading not-for-profit non-government organisation that has been operating within the alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment sector since 1981. Cyrenian House provides a wide range of high-quality treatment services that make a positive and meaningful difference in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs. 

Hours of Work & Location

Part-time role working 38 hours per fortnight, based at North Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Joondalup. The position is a fixed term contract until 30th June 2023, with the possibility of a further extension. 

To be considered for these positions, you will require the following key attributes:

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Well demonstrated and well-developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug use.
  • Well-developed self-management skills to cope with difficult cases and manage stress.
  • Experience and ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Experience in delivering education and training programs to human service providers and community groups.
  • Full work rights and National Police Clearance.
  • Current First Aid Certificate and full Drivers Licence.
  • Full COVID Vaccinations.

What we offer you.

In addition to joining WA’s leading AOD service provider you will work with a professional and supportive team. Benefits include: 

  • Above award rates of pay. 
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options available.


If you meet the requirements of the role, please forward your application to [email protected] 

your application should include: 

  •  response to the selection criteria in no more than two pages.
  • current resume, including two referees.

Please refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF:

For further information, please contact Michelle Russell at [email protected]

 Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 15th 2022

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.




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