Type: Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract until 28thJune 2019, with the possibility of extension.
Location: Moree, NSW
Remuneration: Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Award 2010 (Level 5) + full salary packaging options available.
About the role:
Working with the Moree Alcohol and Other Drug Service you will be supporting young people aged between 12 – 25 years experiencing substance misuse issues. The role will include outreach service delivery in the surrounding Moree communities. This opportunity gives you the chance to make the position your own, progress the role and further develop your career. You will be an integral part of the team and will be fully supported by ongoing training and development.
You are a self-motivated clinician who wishes to make a difference in the lives of young people affected by alcohol and other drugs. You have sound engagement skills with demonstrated experience in psychosocial assessment and counselling. Working from a harm minimisation perspective, you provide effective interventions, active client follow up and maintain productive referral pathways for our young people.
Essential Selection Criteria:
- Current or Provisional Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Demonstrated ability to engage and communicate effectively with young people
- Excellent clinical skills in relation to; screening and assessment, treatment planning, counselling, referral coordination and client documentation.
- Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
- Highly developed communication skills – written and oral.
- Current unrestricted driver's licence
- The successful candidate MUST have a current and valid Working with Children’s Check prior to commencing employment.
- You must not be a person prohibited to work with children under the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.
Desirable Selection Criteria:
- Knowledge and experience working within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
- Demonstrated ability and experience in working with young people with AOD problems.
- Clinical experience working with young people with comorbid presentations.
Founded in 1970, The Ted Noffs Foundation is a nationwide organisation, which offers young people the support and opportunities to reach their full potential. The Foundation is a proactive and forward-thinking organisation that is passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
Ted Noffs Foundation is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
How to apply:
For the application to be considered complete it MUST include a current Resume and responses to the Selection Criteria.
Applications close on Sunday, 25th November 2018
Submit your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.