Posted to ENEWS for Rick Rundle on behalf of Odyssey House
Exciting Opportunity for an AOD Clinician Be Part of An Innovative Therapeutic Counselling Alcohol And Other Drug (AOD) Service Located In Melton
Stepping Up is a community-based drug and alcohol treatment programme operated by four not-for-profit agencies; Interact Australia, Odyssey House Victoria (lead agency), Task Force and Youth Projects.
Stepping Up provides a range of clinical counselling and support interventions to reduce drug use and related harm, and to maintain therapeutic change. The service is for individuals and their family members/significant others, who are affected by severe alcohol and drug use problems and any co-occurring mental health conditions.
Our dynamic teams are responsive, flexible and provide triage, assessment and integrated treatment planning, deliver case management, individual counselling & psychosocial interventions, with a focus upon recovery, as well as responses to other factors such as housing, employment, training, child and family and social integration etc. Other activities include discharge planning; workshops, referrals and follow-up for clients, and facilitation of group sessions.
We are seeking full-time highly experienced AOD Clinician with a strong sense of family inclusive practice.
Salary ranges from $63,000 to $80,000 depending on qualifications and experience, plus superannuation. Generous salary packaging is also available.
Ideal candidates will have experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds, capacity to do some out of hours work (Approximately 1 night per week) and will need to undergo a Police Check and obtain a Working with Children Check.
The position will provide comprehensive psychosocial assessments; high standard therapeutic interventions, report writing, work collaborativelyand provide case coordination that meets the needs of clients/families. The successful applicants will either be eligible for full psychological registration or have a tertiary level qualification in a relevant health or welfare field. At least 3 years of clinical service delivery along with experience in working with complex client presentations is also required.
This is a real opportunity for people who are good at what they do, who want to expand their career and become part of an enthusiastic team of skilled professionals.
Please clarify in application if applying as a registered psychologist or AOD Clinician.
Applications close Monday 11 June 2012. For further information please contact Ms Shelley Cross on 9420 7649 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org