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We Help Ourselves (WHOS)New Beginnings 

WHOS New Beginnings is a women’s only AOD residential service, located within  the beautiful grounds of Broughton Hall Lilyfield. Information on WHOS services can  be found at

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic woman to fill this part time AOD Support Worker position. 

This is a woman’s only position. Being a woman is a genuine occupational  qualification under Section 31 of the NSW Anti- Discrimination Act. 


  • Minimum Certificate IV in AOD/Community Services/Mental Health or relevant  qualification 
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in working with AOD clients.
  • A desire to work with women and an understanding of their related issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Available to work evening and weekend shifts as required. 
  • Commitment to working as part of a team. 
  • Computer skills especially with MS Word and Excel 
  • Current Drivers Licence 
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain same 


  • Knowledge of the Therapeutic Community model or residential AOD services. Group work skills 
  • Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation. 
  • Experience liaising with stakeholders such as GP/medical clinics, withdrawal  management services, community services and allied referral agencies.  

Please note for this position you must have the right to work in Australia and provide  a current National Police clearance.  

Remuneration is Negotiable based on qualifications and experience equivalent to  SCHADSI Award Level 4. Salary sacrificing is available.  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 


Applications CloseJuly 16, 2024
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Job CategoryPsychology & Counselling, Social Work
Job FieldAlcohol & Other Drugs
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationInner West Sydney

How to Apply

To be considered for this position please send your CV, with a cover letter  addressing the selection criteria to Alexa Robles via e-mail:

Closing date on the 16th July 2024.

*Previous applicants need not apply*

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