Relapse Prevention Support Facilitator The Buttery Limited


About the role: As a Relapse Prevention Support Facilitator with us, you will get to actively facilitate improved well-being for people to bring about positive and lasting change. 

You will be supporting adults with a substance use disorder and complex needs. The program is available to anyone aged 18-65 years old who is receiving community based or other drug and alcohol (AOD) treatment. It supports people on their recovery journey to connect with others, focus on their strengths, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and lead a fulfilling life. This includes assistance with obtaining housing, education, training, employment, and psychological counselling services. 

This role is for 35 hours a week. The hours are flexible and can be negotiated to fit in with your lifestyle and commitments and so you can make the most of the 6 weeks of paid annual leave we offer pro rata. Team meetings are on Thursday mornings and other hours are negotiable. You are not expected to work on weekends. A pool car is available during working hours. This is a hybrid role offering options to work from home and in an office in Kempsey as well as in the community.  


About you: Selection criteria

  1. Tertiary qualifications in welfare/psychology/ social work or relevant discipline. A current and valid manual Driver’s Licence is required. A COVID vaccination, satisfactory current Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check is mandatory prior to commencement. 
  2. Demonstrated experience working in a recovery orientated framework 
  3. Demonstrated experience in coordinating care for persons with complex support needs including in particular Alcohol and Other drugs (AOD) support needs co-occurring with serious mental health issues and other issues such as homelessness, trauma, contact with the criminal justice system and family and cultural separation
  4. Established networks and relationships with a range of services and communities in the local area 
  5. Computer literacy in MS Office, video conferencing applications and a variety of databases.


About us: We are a not-for-profit, charitable mental health organisation and drug and alcohol rehab. Through residential and community-based programs, we specialise in the treatment of alcohol and other drug misuse, problem gambling and mental health issues. With us, you will

  • Work within a friendly and professional team.  Our Clinical team is comprised of leaders in the field of recovery and mental health and includes both master’s level clinicians and lived experience counsellors.
  • Be provided with ongoing support, supervision, an employee assistance program, and development opportunities
  • Have access to six weeks annual leave pro rata and flexible hours
  • Be able to salary package up to $15,899 pa to increase your take home pay


Find out more: For a position description, see

For any other queries, please contact [email protected]

This role is remunerated with a rate up to $37ph depending on qualifications and experience. (For a 38 hour week, this is a package inc. super of over $81k with access to salary packaging to potentially increase your take home pay by another 5k). The role is funded to March 2023 with potential for extension.


How to apply: Please email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria above to [email protected]

In your cover letter, please use each of the five selection criteria above as a heading and write a brief paragraph under each one addressing it. Unfortunately, applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. 


Applications closing date: We will be processing applications every few days so we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience so you don’t miss out!  Applications close 8th August 2022.


The Buttery recognises the benefits that diversity and inclusion bring, and encourages people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and CALD and LGBTIQA+ community members are encouraged to apply.



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