Duty Worker – Part Time

  • Leading AOD Community Services Organisation
  • Progressive Workplace Flexibility options
  • Make a difference to people’s lives in a client facing role
  • Above award salary for a SCHADS level 2 role, 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 passionate individual who desires to improve the lives of those battling problematic alcohol and drug use in an operational capacity. 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 2 classification. The position is offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2023, with possibility of extension if funding allows. The role is based at the Hope Centre in Lucknow. The key purpose of the position is to provide appropriate operational responses to resident issues and in conjunction with clinical staff support residents in treatment to establish healthier lifestyles free of problematic alcohol and drug use.

A day in the life of this position includes contributing to the life of the therapeutic community (TC) by liaising closely with residents and other staff and assisting in TC processes to foster safe, therapeutic relationships within an atmosphere of mutual acceptance and harmony. The duty worker shifts are primarily after-hours covering afternoons, nights and sleepovers and day work on weekends.

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.

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 Donna Hall, Treatment House Administrator on 03 5198 8400 or at dhall@odyssey.org.au.

All Odyssey House Victoria sites are smoke free for all employees