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Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Service
Directions is a progressive non-profit organisation offering a range of health interventions, services and programs aimed at maximising the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities affected by Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) issues.
Fixed Term, full time or negotiable part time position, based in SE NSW, providing community-based treatment, case management and support to clients and family members impacted by alcohol and other drug issues for the Sapphire Health and Wellbeing Program.
- Work with clients, utilising a stepped model of care, to provide holistic assessment, counselling, intensive case management, referral, harm minimisation education, support and group facilitation for clients and family members impacted by drug and alcohol use, and support the provision of withdrawal, primary health and mental health care through consortium partners
- Provide culturally responsive services and advice to clients, families and communities impacted by substance use
- Develop collaborative working relationships with consortium partners, Local Health District Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Service, other health and community services, key stakeholders, and other Directions programs
What we offer:
- A flexible and supportive work environment
- Salary CSE Level 4 plus superannuation, commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience
- Generous salary packaging benefits
- 17½% leave loading
- Professional development and training opportunities
What we would like you to have:
- Experience in the Alcohol and Other Drug sector
- Qualification or currently studying towards a qualification, in Counselling/Social Work/Psychology/Nursing/other relevant field and/or Cert IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work
- Demonstrated understanding of the impact of substance use on clients and family members/friends, and good working knowledge of effective treatment and support options and harm minimisation strategies
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Group facilitation skills
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
All appointments will be conditional upon having a NSW Working with Children Check, current First Aid and CPR certification, and a satisfactory National Police Check.
For more information regarding the position, please contact Directions’ Tim Ireson, Carolyn Andreae on 02 6132 4800, or Ben Laycock on 02 6494 8870 or alternatively you can email [email protected], or [email protected] or [email protected]
The Position Description with selection criteria is available on the Directions’ website http://www.directionshealth.com/career-opportunities/ Applications should be submitted through the website or by emailing [email protected] and include a current CV and letter outlining your suitability for the position and be received by 29 October 2021.