Alcohol and Other Drug Case Worker – Mandurah (Peel Health Campus)

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Alcohol and Other Drug Case Worker

Active Recovery Team (ART) Peel Health Campus

Fixed Term Part Time, 45.6 hrs per fortnight

Location: Peel Health Campus – Mandurah

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.

Compassion, Acceptance, Respect, Excellence, Service

 

About the role

Working with MIND Australia, Palmerston has been engaged to deliver the AOD case management services as part of the ART team in the South Metro area. This wraparound care model aims to bridge the gap between clinical mental health services and community-based organisations who provide care outside of the hospital setting. The model recognises the benefits of stabilising and supporting individuals to remain well in the community, and incorporates alcohol and other drug, recovery, and peer support components.

The multidisciplinary ART team (clinical & non-clinical) are co-located with existing service teams at the Peel Health Campus working across both Peel and Rockingham health services.

This position is offered as an initial fixed term contract through until June 2023. Salaries are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010. Level 4, pay point commensurate with experience, qualifications and role. The position is for 3 days per week, flexibility of work hours can be considered.

About you

As the AOD Case Worker you will be experienced in AOD related counselling, education, and case management. Working as part of a small team you must be self-motivated and able to plan and prioritise a varied case load. You should have demonstrated success working in partnership with multidisciplinary clinical services along with well-developed case reporting and record keeping skills. You will have experience in assessment, direct therapeutic and/or clinical intervention tools, transition planning and referrals.

To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below.

JDF – Mandurah – AOD Case Worker (ART)

Benefits

  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 as a tax free component of your salary
  • Paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions

To apply

If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button!

To apply please ensure that you:

  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions

We value and celebrate diversity and inclusion at our workplaces. If there are ways we can make your application process more accessible please contact us to discuss, we adopt a flexible and open approach to recruitment and want you to face no barriers in your application.

As part of our ongoing commitment to being a culturally secure service we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Closing date: Wednesday 23 November 2022

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, a valid WA Working with Children Check and provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status, as per WA Government Health Directions and Public Health Orders, prior to commencement.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ainslie Wiegold on 08 9581 4010 or email awiegold@palmerston.org.au

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