Care & Recovery Co-ordination & Overdose Prevention Clinician

  • Leading AOD Community Services Organisation
  • Progressive Workplace Flexibility options
  • Make a difference to people’s lives in a client facing role
  • Above award salary, plus superannuation, 17.5% leave loading and salary packaging benefits

What we give YOU!

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best. We believe in giving people real flexibility in their work. Our Workplace Flexibility policy enables our staff to be great at work, and great at home too! OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum
  • Flexible work arrangements including 48/52 purchased leave
  • A vast array of training and professional development opportunities
  • A progressive workplace culture committed to making your workplace experience an engaging and rewarding one

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a committed team player who enjoys working in a dynamic clinical environment involving case management and inter-service cooperation. Are you someone who will strive to help clients achieve their full potential and share in the collective responsibility to make a difference in the community? If so, this could be the role for you!

The position

The role is a SCHADS level 3 classified role. The position is offered as a full-time fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with possibility of extension if funding allows. The position is based in Barwon, Geelong.

The Care & Recovery Co-ordination & Overdose Prevention Clinician is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments, person-centred planning, care and recovery coordination outreach support and providing a range of counselling interventions, including comprehensive harm reduction interventions, complex case management and linkages with other services. The role will assist clients to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use.

A day in the life of this position includes: providing high quality engagement, assessment, treatment and support services to individuals and their families through case management, outreach , developing treatment plans and providing assertive referrals to meet the individual needs of clients and their families, consulting with other services to develop and support the provision of recovery and harm reduction orientated treatment.

Safety screening

OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us. For more information, please download our safety screening information.

Application information

Download the full position description before applying. This document contains key selection criteria that you will need to respond to in your cover letter. Applications will only be accepted via the application link below. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email.

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 10 May 2021. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact David Martin, AOD Team Leader Barwon on 0466 492 322 or at dmartin@odyssey.org.au.

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