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June

Drug And Alcohol Case Worker

Lives Lived Well - Orange, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Join an innovative and growing not-for-profit organisation
  • Work for a dynamic, family-friendly and inclusive AOD organisation
  • Benefits include competitive salary, plus NFP salary packaging options

About Lives Lived Well

Mental health concerns and alcohol and drug dependency can make life really tough – and too often people find themselves grappling with economic challenges and social isolation as well.

Our driving belief is that “with the right support people can change”. We’re a progressive, for purpose organisation, delivering leading edge clinical services aimed at supporting people to live their lives well. We are growing fast in Queensland and New South Wales – in size, geographic footprint, service diversity and clinical innovation.

About the service

Elouera Residential Services is a voluntary rehabilitation service for women, which is located in Orange, NSW. Elouera provides live-in recovery service for women 18 years or older is situated on a property in peaceful surrounds. The specialist child-focused support staff mean that children under 12 years old can remain with their mother for the duration of their stay. To learn more about our service please visit our careers page and click here .


About you

You have a strong connection with our purpose, vision and values and you are prepared to roll up your sleeves so we achieve our goals – for us and our clients. You’re a strong team player, but more than that, you’re an authentic, optimistic and an individual who remembers that people are at the centre of what we do.

About the role

The Drug and Alcohol (D&A) Case Worker will deliver integrated individual counselling and case management and group programs to clients, in a residential rehabilitation setting. This role will also be involved in clinical review, assessment and intake.

You will be provided with ongoing support in your role from the Elouera Team Leader. There will be regular supervision and the opportunity for professional development, alongside being part of a collaborative and passionate team.

You will thrive on this opportunity to:

  • Assist the Team Leader in the establishment, promotion and ongoing management of the program.
  • Assist the Team Leader in the development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures for LWP, as directed.
  • Provide high quality engagement, assessment, counselling (to individuals and groups) and support services to clients, and their families, using evidence based practice principles.
  • Provide peer support to and share expertise with other staff members.
  • Provide supportive counselling to clients and their significant others/where necessary

What you will bring to the role:

  • Minimum Diploma level qualification in relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience working in a residential AOD environment
  • Experience in contemporary evidence based AOD counselling practice, case management and intake and assessment
  • High level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including report writing.
  • Capacity to motivate and encourage clients to make change in their lives
  • Capacity for flexibility and self-direction in organising and managing workloads

This is a part-time role (30.4 hours per week). To learn more about the role visit our careers page to view the position description . The hourly rate for this role is $36.62 - $39.40 plus applicable penalties.


We offer

  • Extra leave - five paid wellbeing days off each year, in addition to your annual leave
  • Learning - comprehensive onboarding and leadership development program
  • Clinical innovation – through our partnership with the University of QLD, you will deliver world class treatment programs and participate in research programs
  • Clinical Supervision – a structured program to support your clinical practice
  • Support - collegiate and supportive leadership team and a manager who cares about you
  • Salary sacrificing - Full PBI up to $18,540 towards everyday expenses, meals and entertainment

We're passionate about the possibilities! If you are too…apply today!

Click ‘apply’ and go to our LLW Careers page and submit your application. Please note we only accept applications through our Careers page.
For questions or information about the role, email recruitment@liveslivedwell.org.au
Applications close: 9.00 am, Monday 21 June 2021

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check and completed Australian Criminal History Check.

Orange, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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