AOD Transition Worker - Identified Position

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Reference No: Chippendale

Community Restorative Centre Ltd

Applications Closing: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 23:59

An exciting opportunity exists for an Aboriginal Identified AOD Transition Worker to join our award winning team:

  • Identified position
  • 38 hours per week
  • Contract to 30th June 2019, with possibility of extension 
  • Terms and Conditions of employment as per Level 4 Pay Point 4 of the SCHADS Award 2010
  • Rate of pay equivalent to SACS Award Grade 4 year 4 ($72,600 per annum plus super and generous salary packaging options)
  • Based in Canterbury
  • Applications close midnight 16th January 2019 

In the role you will provide outreach drug and alcohol counselling and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving NSW Correctional Centres – in particular, those with an intellectual disability or cognitive impairment; with a mental illness; and/or women who have dependent children. Your work will focus on the provision of AOD counselling, health promotion, support and referral to individuals for whom access to mainstream services remains difficult and /or inaccessible. The team you will be joining has recently won the NADA Excellence in Treatment Award . Casework services will be delivered on an outreach basis within the Central Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network region.  Position is generally Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm; with occasional out-of-hours’ work to be performed as required.

Category: Psychology & Counselling, Social Work
Field: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Mental Health & Counselling
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us

Are you passionate about providing AOD counselling and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving custody who also have complex needs? Would you like a role that is challenging and rewarding? Do you want to work in an award winning  team?

The Community Restorative Centre (CRC) is a community based agency that has been delivering services to people affected by the criminal justice system for 67 years. We work hard to create an environment that encourages professional development and respect for staff to provide effective services for our clients.

Position details
Other Information:

As this position is Identified, CRC considers being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification as specified under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

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Contact details
Contact Name: Cathy Saunders
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: +61292888709
How to apply

To apply for this position please  Apply NOW

Applications close by midnight 16th January 2019

Date posted: 20 December 2018

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