The key purpose of this position is to deliver the VicRoads Drink and Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program (BCP). This Victorian Government mandated program is for individuals who want to get their driver’s licence back after a suspension under the revised drink and drug driver legislation and as part of the Victorian government’s Towards Zero: Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan.
The AOD Afterhours Clinician is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments and providing a range of counselling and single session brief interventions to assist clients and their family members to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use; outside of standard business hours. The key purpose of the position is to reduce harms and increase a client’s capacity to effectively manage the difficulties they are experiencing.
The key purpose of the Duty Worker 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.
The Executive Assistant & Policy Officer role provides high level administrative, project, and policy support to the Chief Executive Officer. The key purpose of the position is to provide responsive and efficient support to the CEO, enabling effective communications to be maintained with key stakeholders, and to assist with the coordination of strategic project initiatives and the development of policy positions across the organisation.
The Admissions Team Leader guides staff in fostering the TC process of mutual self-help recovery, engaging the combined functions and activities of the Facilitator, to guide the resident through a process of self-discovery and change, the Counsellor to ensure that every resident in the community obtains relevant individual and group counselling whilst enhancing and promoting self-help as a concept and activity, and the Role Model, using the social environment to maximise peer influences by encouraging transmission of residential community teachings rather than directly instructing, and delivering such communications in the manner or style that reflects the rational purpose of helping.
The objective of the role is to promote the development of new and potential OHV staff. This is achieved by identifying and supporting the training needs of new staff, including those with a lived experience of addiction and recovery. It is also achieved by ensuring that student placements across OHV programs provide participants with a productive experience, to increase the likelihood that they will be interested in and may be considered for potential employment upon graduation.
This key role is responsible for the delivery of first aid and cardiopulmonary updates to the public, staff of Odyssey House and students enrolled in Odyssey Institute’s Diploma and Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs courses. Work may include the review of learning and assessment resources and quality documentation. Delivery of the first aid competencies is via mixed mode incorporating online access to learning and assessment materials plus face to face sessions for the observational assessment of the competencies.
Odyssey House Victoria is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At Odyssey we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to […]
The Zone is a joint youth AOD program developed and delivered by Youth Support & Advocacy Services (YSAS), Odyssey House Victoria and Drummond Street Services. The program prioritises marginalised young people and their families from LGBTIQ+, African and Pasifika communities who are less likely to seek treatment and support from mainstream AOD services. The Zone […]
The Gippsland community and Odyssey House Victoria lost a dear friend, visionary, and beloved community leader with the passing of Peter Down in May this year. Peter with wife Margaret (pictured), was a driving force behind the establishment of the Odyssey House Victoria Hope residential rehabilitation centre in East Gippsland. Theirs is a remarkable story […]