AOD Case Manager – Continuum of Care Officer

  • Full Time
  • Canberra
  • Jun 25, 2021

Directions Health Services

Directions Health Services is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of integrated services and programs for people affected by alcohol and other drug issues, their families, and the wider community.

Our Arcadia House program operates as a Therapeutic Community, is based on a harm minimisation approach in which the community itself, through self-help and mutual support, is the principal means for promoting personal change. Arcadia House manages withdrawal, transition and day programs and has both residential and day programs.

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Position outline:

This position will provide assessment and case management for clients seeking to participate in and/or exiting Arcadia House programs, under guidance of Continuum of Care Coordinator.

Key Accountabilities:

  • ¬†Provide interim support and case management the within continuum of Care service model.
  • Provide individual support for clients awaiting Arcadia House services, and their families, in consultation with Arcadia House Team.
  • Develop strong relationships and referral pathways with other Directions programs and external agencies and services
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement and safety framework

What we offer: 

  • A flexible and supportive work environment
  • Competitive salary plus superannuation, commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Professional development and training opportunities

What we would like you to have:

  • Qualification or currently studying towards a qualification, in Counselling/Social Work/Psychology/Nursing/other relevant field and/or Cert IV or the 4 core competencies of the Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work
  • Demonstrated experience working in the Alcohol and Other Drug sector, and/or case management in a relevant area
  • Australian Citizenship or suitable rights to work in Australia
  • A current Driver’s Licence

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

All appointments will be conditional upon having a WWVP check, current First Aid and CPR certification, and a satisfactory National Police Check.

For more information, please contact Carolyn Andreae, on 02 6132 4841.

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