First listed on: 15 November 2022

AOD Counselling & Recovery Clinician 

  • Full-time, fixed term position
  • $44.91 - $46.95 hourly rate + Super + Salary Packaging

So why cohealth?

Cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

This position sits within the AOD and Homelessness Cluster.

The AOD and Homelessness Cluster aims to improve the health, wellbeing, housing, and social outcomes of people who use alcohol and other drugs and/or those experiencing homelessness in the Inner Northwest of Melbourne. The Cluster delivers a human rights approach to health care which is consumer directed, holistic, recovery and strengths based.

This role would deliver high quality counselling interventions for individuals, families and groups having issues related to drug use in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Make follow up contact with clients at 3- and 12-months post treatment to track progress and support re-engagement with AOD treatment services
  • Provide crisis intervention management for complex client
  • Work flexibly to meet people's varying needs, including on an outreach basis as appropriate
  • Complete AOD Comprehensive Assessments to determine the clinical components of the treatment required
  • Commitment to the values and objectives and values of cohealth

Position Requirements

  • Have an undergraduate or post graduate qualification as a health service or community services professional and a post graduate management qualification
  • Have a high tolerance for ambiguity, and ability to be resilient in unpredictable operating environments
  • Possess service design and redesign skills
  • Have a well-balanced combination of leadership and management capability
  • Be aware of contemporary client-centred and client-directed models of care and case management

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Andrea Calleja

To apply for this job, go to: & enter ref code: 6166133.

Applications close 29 November 2022.


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