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[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text]Peer Comorbidity Worker Fixed term 6-month contract. Part time, 38 hours per fortnight Location: Rockingham   About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role The Peer Comorbidity Worker works collaboratively with the Kwelana Step Up Step Down (SUSD) Service managed by Mind Australia, to provide consumer-centred, recovery-focused and trauma-informed care, for consumers and carers experiencing AOD concerns. They are integral team members of the SUSD service and are expected to be actively involved in and contribute to the consumer’s care and ongoing journey Pay Level is equivalent to Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. About you Able to demonstrate a lived experience of alcohol or other drug concerns and an understanding of how to use this to inform work as a Peer. The ability to model emotional maturity, coping skills and resilience. Demonstrate a strong understanding of Trauma Informed Practice principles and ability to implement this in day-to-day practice with colleagues and clients.   To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please see the  link to our JDF. JDF - Peer Comorbidity Worker Rockingham - January 2024 (1) Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
    To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on Seek! Alternatively, you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: Friday 1st March 2024 Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Ainslie Wiegold on 0438 092 096 or email awiegold@palmerston.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. - [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text] 2 x Counsellor/Educator positions available Part Time, 70.8 hours a fortnight – may include evening and weekend work Location: Rockingham About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role The Counsellor/Educator role has both a treatment and prevention focus with the aim of reducing harm associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use. The successful applicant will provide professional and culturally secure AOD counselling and support to individuals, families, other service providers and local communities. We are seeking a motivated individual with experience in the alcohol and drug field. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. Key responsibilities include;
  • Provide assessment, counselling and referral services to consumers.
  • Provide support to other service providers to manage consumers with alcohol and other drug problems through shared case management and consultation.
  • Develop networks, participate in community projects and provide support to local committees and other community groups.
  • Provide training and education to other service providers and community groups.
  • Participate in prevention and community development activities as directed.
  • Facilitate educational and therapeutic group sessions.
  • Participate in ongoing review and assessment of consumer progress.
  • Maintain accurate clinical records including care plans, case notes and evaluations.
  • Fulfil organisational responsibilities such as attending staff meetings, case conferences, supervision and further training and professional development.
  • Provide additional clinical services in the areas of clinical supervision, family counselling, youth counselling as directed by the manager.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below. JDF - Counsellor Educator Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: Thursday 29 February 2024 Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Ainslie Wiegold on 0438 092 096 or email awiegold@palmerston.org.au We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text] Aboriginal Community Worker – Drug and Alcohol Permanent full-time, 76 hours per fortnight Location: Perth About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role Based at Palmerston Perth the Aboriginal Community Worker will deliver a culturally secure alcohol and drug service (AOD) to the community. The role includes outreach services and support to individuals and families struggling with alcohol and other drug issues, working with allied agencies including referrals and shared care. It will complement allied services by providing reciprocal referral pathways, consultation and shared care for Aboriginal people. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. About you
  • Engage and build relationships with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community regarding culturally sensitive AOD service provision.
  • Develop and maintain partnership activities with relevant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, such as reciprocal referral arrangements, consultation, training and formal agreements.
  • Support Palmerston staff to improve their culturally sensitive practice.
  • Provide services and support to individuals and families in different locations (outreach).
  • Encourage Aboriginal consumer engagement in the service.
  • Support the Palmerston counselling staff in providing an appropriate treatment program and response to consumers.
  • Manage an individual case load of clients, providing case management and/or counselling.
  • Complete referrals & assessments in line with client treatment needs.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below. JDF - Aboriginal Community Worker (4) Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate.
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on Seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2024. Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Ragini Lew on (08) 9328 7355 or email rlew@palmerston.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text]General Manager of Operations Permanent full time - 76 hours per fortnight Location: Perth About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role The position of General Manager of Operations will be responsible primarily of the safe and effective operation of our Metropolitan Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS). This will be an agile position across Palmerston operations. Responsibilities include management of service delivery, operational planning and execution, budget management, risk management, managing risk, compliance and the overall management and evaluation of service delivery. Interested applicants must have strong interpersonal and staff management skills with the ability to problem-solve and identify opportunities to improve service delivery. With considerable outreach across our metro services applicants must have the ability to manage various operational needs concurrently. A remuneration package inclusive of a car for personal use and salary packaging benefits is available, along with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team focused on improving the lives of people in our communities. About you
  • Lead, manage and coordinate the people resources required to deliver the services within the portfolio including the development of the establishment.
  • Development and execution of the operational plan of the function including strategies and plans in relation to Palmerston’s assessment and aftercare services.
  • Input of relevant considerations to the strategic plan.
  • Development of a risk mitigation plan for all current contracted services.
  • Development and input into future budgets.
  • Operation of current budget to ensure the effective execution of all services in accordance with Finance guidelines.
  • Development of the HR plan to ensure the effective execution of all current services, including leading the team to ensure the physical, emotional, cultural safety of staff and clients and cultivating positive relations with behaviours consistent with values to deliver the function’s objectives.
  • Contract management of all services within the portfolio; including being the key contract contact for all issues relating to funding and payments.
  • Cost management of all services within the portfolio including raising any potential risks and issues that may threaten renewal.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the below link to the JDF on our website. Role Charter - General Manager Operations (1) Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on Seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2024. Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Dawn Smith on 0426 296 277 or email dsmith@palmerston.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. - [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text]Recovery Program Worker – Solid Steps Permanent full-time 76 hours per fortnight Location: Casuarina Prison About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role The new Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Recovery and Rehabilitation Unit, located within Casuarina prison supports participants to develop and achieve their individual recovery plans through the Solid Steps AOD Recovery Program. Palmerston Association and Wungening Aboriginal Corporation are the partners working closely with the Department of Justice to provide a community within the unit which facilitates a recovery focused, culturally responsive and safe program for participants. We are offering opportunities to Recovery Program Workers (Support Workers) who want to be part of a meaningful and unique program which makes a difference in the lives of individuals and the community. Our Recovery Program teams will be supported by our Senior Recovery Educators to provide group and individual program activities in accordance with the service model. They provide guidance and support to participants in pursuit and achievement of program and individual goals through maintaining a positive, culturally safe presence. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. About you Our team of Recovery Program Workers will have;
  • Demonstrated capacity to work responsibly in accordance with service policy and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and support with a range of people from culturally and linguistically (CALD) diverse backgrounds, in particular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Proven experience in group facilitation
  • Proven experience in the delivery of one on one support sessions
  • Ability to maintain case notes and records
  • Comprehension of supporting individuals with complex and co-occurring needs
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please see the link below to the JDF on our website. JDF - Recovery Program Worker - Solid Steps October 2023 (1)  Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on Seek! Alternatively, you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: Friday 8th March 2024. Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Kate Moore on 0402 760 969 or email kmoore@solidsteps.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. If you would like to have a yarn on what it’s like to work at Palmerston as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employee at Palmerston please contact our Executive Manager, Cultural Lead – Rohan Collard via email rcollard@palmerston.org.au. - [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text] SENIOR MENTAL HEALTH AOD CLINICIAN Contract terms: Full time, 76 hours per fortnight Location: Rockingham About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role Possessing a high level of clinical knowledge and skills, the senior mental health AOD clinician's role is to provide clinical leadership and support to the team and line management activities as delegated by the Service Manager. The role will support effective delivery of integrated AOD services at Rockingham and promote the close relationship between Palmerston and Next Step. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 6 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. About you
  • Completed Qualification in Social Work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy and experience working in the mental health sector
  • Experience in the leadership of a team, specifically within a clinical setting, including line management
  • Demonstrated experience to be able to comprehensively assess, plan, implement and evaluate care within a complex environment.
  • Proven ability in clinical assessment and intervention in the areas of mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
  • Demonstrated ability or demonstrated commitment to the delivery of evidence based therapeutic approaches and interventions.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below. JDF - Rockingham - Senior Mental Health AOD Clinician.docx Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: 28th February 2024 Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Ainslie Wiegold on 9581 4010 or email awiegold@palmerston.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. If you would like to have a yarn on what it’s like to work at Palmerston as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employee at Palmerston please contact our Executive Manager, Cultural Lead – Rohan Collard on rcollard@palmerston.org.au. [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text] [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
[fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text]SENIOR MENTAL HEALTH AOD CLINICIAN Contract terms: Full time, 76 hours per fortnight working Tuesday to Saturday Location: Thornlie About Us Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drug services. We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives. About the role Possessing a high level of clinical knowledge and skills, the senior mental health AOD clinician's role is to provide clinical leadership and support to the team and line management activities as delegated by the Service Manager. The role will support effective delivery of integrated AOD services at South East Metro CADS Thornlie & Armadale and promote the close relationship between Palmerston and Next Step. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 6 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. About you
  • Completed Qualification in Social Work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy and experience working in the mental health sector
  • Experience in the leadership of a team, specifically within a clinical setting, including line management
  • Demonstrated experience to be able to comprehensively assess, plan, implement and evaluate care within a complex environment.
  • Proven ability in clinical assessment and intervention in the areas of mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
  • Demonstrated ability or demonstrated commitment to the delivery of evidence based therapeutic approaches and interventions.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below. JDF - SEMCADS - Senior Mental Health AOD Clinician Benefits
  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate
To apply If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches. In your application please ensure that you:
  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions
Closing date: 28th February 2024 Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check. For further information on the position please contact Michelle Colthart on 9267 2400  or email mcolthart@palmerston.org.au. We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply. Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people. If you would like to have a yarn on what it’s like to work at Palmerston as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employee at Palmerston please contact our Executive Manager, Cultural Lead – Rohan Collard on rcollard@palmerston.org.au.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container type="flex" hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="true" min_height="" hover_type="none" link="" border_sizes_top="" border_sizes_bottom="" border_sizes_left="" border_sizes_right="" first="true"][fusion_text] [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]