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WHOS is looking for a fulltime Community Support Worker to join our men’s program, Gunyah, based at Lilyfield. The role involves: a) assessment, referral, and education, b) supervising and supporting clients in a residential setting, c) delivering a structured daily program (which includes facilitating various process and psychoeducational groups), d) conducting therapeutic interventions


Essential Criteria:

  1. Certificate IV or higher in AOD, Community Services, Mental Health (or similar).
  2. Ability to work evening and weekend shifts as required (this will be on a rotating basis).
  3. Up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and able to provide acceptable proof of vaccination status.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Experience in facilitating groups.
  2. Experience in residential treatment centres, particularly Therapeutic Communities,
  3. Experience working with clients that have substance use disorders and/or associated issues,
  4. Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation strategies.

Being male is a genuine requirement for this position.


  • Remuneration is in accordance with the SCHADSI Award Level 4
  • Salary packaging is available

WHOS adheres to the NSW Health recommendations for vaccination.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


Applications CloseOctober 5, 2022
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Job CategoryPsychology & Counselling, Social Work
Job FieldAlcohol & Other Drugs, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment BasisFull Time
LocationInner West Sydney

How to Apply

To apply you must have the right to work in Australia, be willing to provide a current National Police Clearance Check and respond to the selection criteria noted above.

Please forward your application addressing the selection criteria, and your resume, to the Manager (Bruce Wright - – 0499 324 224) and the Assistant Manager (Nicholas Nash –

Applications close: 5th October 2022

We Help Ourselves (WHOS)

WHOS offers a range of evidence based therapeutic AOD residential programs. Our services are based in NSW and QLD, further information can be accessed at -

ContactBruce Wright
Phone number 0499 324 224
Email address