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Youth Aod Support Worker

Uniting - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Multiple ongoing Part-Time and Full-Time positions available
  • Traralgon location

About the opportunity

Uniting Vic.Tas together with our partners: Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative (GEGAC) are seeking multiple Youth Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Workers to join our Traralgon Youth Residential Rehabilitation program.

The Youth Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Worker contributes to the provision of a safe and hospitable environment for young people participating in residential AOD rehabilitation. The scope of the role includes ensuring that all aspects of residential stay are supported across a 24 hour, seven day a week roster.

You can view the full position description here

About you

We are seeking candidates with tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, community Services or other relevant allied health discipline including cert IV, Diploma and above, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis (or willingness to undertake). You will also have demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services (preferably to dual diagnosis clients). You must also be available and willing to work a 24/7 rotating roster. As Uniting is committed to enhancing opportunities in regional locations, recent course graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core selection criteria in the position description

Applications close Thursday 3 June 2021

Get in touch

Scott Forrest – Manager Traralgon Youth Residential Rehabilitation Service

M: 0456 689 135

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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