ART AOD Case Worker
Part-time Fixed Term until 30 June 2024
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
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.
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.
Lived Experience applicants are encouraged to apply.
This position is offered as an initial fixed term contract through until June 2024. The position is for 3 days per week, flexibility of work hours can be considered. Pay Level is equivalent to Level 4 – Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010.
To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please see link below to the JDF.
JDF – Mandurah – AOD Case Worker (ART)
- 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
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: 21 September 2023.
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 08 9581 4010 or email email@example.com.
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 0432 349 145 or firstname.lastname@example.org