To be successful in this role, you will need:
This is an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified position which is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorized under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
This is a Female identified position. Guthrie House considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977
- Relevant qualifications in or working towards Diploma in Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health, or other community services field
- A current C Class NSW driver’s licence
- Experience working in a community based organisation and/or with women involved in the criminal justice system
- Demonstrated knowledge of issues significant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, especially those who have been incarcerated;
- Demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services;
- Demonstrated ability to liaise, network and work in partnership with other services;
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently and unsupervised.
- Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislature such as Anti-Discrimination and Work Health & Safety requirements as well as privacy principles and client confidentiality as applied to the Health Sector.
- Efficient oral and written communication skills;
- Efficient computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite of applications;
- Knowledge of and commitment to Harm Minimisation principles, such as use of pharmacotherapy.
- Demonstrated ability to manage challenging situations and clients, to prioritise and organise a busy workload and meet deadlines.
- A current First Aid Certificate