Alcohol and Other Drug Worker (WHOS New Beginnings)

We Help Ourselves

Applications Closing: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 17:00

Permanent Part Time

An exciting opportunity exists to become part of a small dynamic team within a larger organisation.

**Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply**

As part of We Help Ourselves, WHOS New Beginnings is an AOD residential service for women, located within the beautiful grounds of Broughton Hall Lilyfield. We require a motivated and enthusiastic woman to fill this AOD Community Services Worker position.
We are looking for a casual staff member.  
 
Essential:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in AOD/Community Services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience working with AOD clients, preferably in a residential setting
  • An interest in working with women and an understanding of their related issues
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Group work skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation
  • Ability to work evening and weekend shifts
  • Commitment to working as part of a team
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Computer literacy and word processing skills

 

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Therapeutic Community model

 

Remuneration: Negotiated based on qualifications and experience equivalent to SCHC&D Award. Salary packaging applies.

Being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 31 of the NSW Anti- Discrimination Act.

Details
Category: Social Work
Field: Alcohol & Other Drugs
Employment basis: Part-time
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
How to apply

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Belinda Burcham  via e-mail nbrsw6@whos.com.au.

Closing date on the 17th of May, 2019.  

Date posted: 08 May 2019

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