Youth AOD Support Worker, Detox Withdrawal Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited


  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-Time and Casual roles available
  • Traralgon location

About the opportunity

Uniting Vic.Tas together with our partners: Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative (GEGAC) are seeking multiple Youth Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Workers to join our Traralgon Youth Residential Rehabilitation program.

The Youth Alcohol and other Drugs Support Worker contributes to the provision of a safe and hospitable environment for young people seeking withdrawal and/or respite from the acute use of alcohol and/or other drugs.

About you

We are seeking candidates with tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, community Services or other relevant allied health discipline including cert IV, Diploma and above, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis (or willingness to undertake).

You will also have demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services (preferably to dual diagnosis clients), as well as experience working with clients/consumers working towards goals identified in an individual treatment plan.

How to apply

Click APPLY to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

Applications close on Thursday 7 September 2023

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Kelly Faulkner – Acting Manager, Residential Services via email – [email protected] 

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.



Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

Job Salary

Full time