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Provide effective counselling interventions (individual and group) to facilitate recovery and rehabilitation from problematic drug and alcohol use to our young people

  • Permanent Part Time| 19 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • Salary: $40.19 to $42.30 per hr  + super + salary packaging
  •  Salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Location: Robertson NSW
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us.

Your Opportunity

Triple Care Farm is a residential withdrawal and rehabilitation and treatment program to help young people aged 16-24 to manage their withdrawal and recovery from alcohol and other drug use.

The counselling and case management team provides assessment, treatment and intervention including individual and group counselling and support, and assessment and treatment planning. A 6-month period of aftercare helps young people to sustain change upon return to their community.

You will provide effective counselling interventions (individual and group) to facilitate recovery and rehabilitation from problematic drug and alcohol use. In addition, provide AOD Specialist information and support to other employees in their case management plans

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide individual counselling to young people participating in the program
  • Facilitator of the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Group Counselling
  • Develop and implement drug education and psycho-education group work
  • Respond to mental health emergencies as required
  • Provide assessment, case management advice
  • Lead ongoing counselling and support for young person thought to be at risk
  • Assessing the need for referral of individual young persons to mental health professionals


Reference No.992013
Applications CloseJune 14, 2023
Job Board
Job CategoryPsychology & Counselling
Job FieldAlcohol & Other Drugs
Employment BasisPart Time
Salary Range$35,000 — $50,000


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or Allied Health relevant discipline and registration with relevant professional body

Essential Criteria

  • Proven ability to relate to homeless and disadvantaged young people, including an understanding of the impact of drug and alcohol misuse
  • Current NSW driver’s license class C
  • Demonstrated computer literacy including the suite of Office programs
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and problem solving capabilities
  • Evidence of full Covid 19 Vaccination

How to Apply

Click on the link below, review the PD and then click on Apply Now

Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a national Christian charity motivated by a shared vision of an Australia where everyone has a safe home and can thrive.
Since 1859, we’ve been standing alongside people in need across Australia, offering real hope that has lasting impact.

Backed by our supporters, churches, partners and funders, we work together for the long-term wellbeing of anyone who needs us, reflecting our values of respect, compassion, integrity, perseverance and celebration.

We collaborate with people experiencing homelessness or disadvantage to tackle the root causes of their challenges through providing access to safe, affordable homes and innovative, evidence-based support services.

Every day we deliver homelessness crisis and prevention services, provide social and affordable housing, assist struggling families and children, address mental health issues, fight substance dependencies, support people with disability and much more.

Mission Australia believes a person’s circumstances shouldn’t define their future and that given the right support, everyone can reach their full potential.

That’s why we stand together with Australians in need, until they can stand for themselves.