The Family Reunification & Overdose Prevention Clinician role is to assist clients to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use.
The Therapeutic Day Rehabilitation Clinician will support the GVADS Coordinator in the day-to-day activities and operations including the creation and maintenance of a safe therapeutic environment. They will work alongside consultants and other specialist staff, and lead group-based interventions and assist with the daily client activity schedule. The position will also function as a key worker to a case load of clients during and following the program.
The Duty Worker contributes to the life of the therapeutic community (TC) by liaising closely with residents and other staff and assists in TC processes to foster safe, therapeutic relationships within an atmosphere of mutual acceptance and harmony.
The Duty Worker helps oversee the operation of the program. The key purpose of the position is to act as the first point of contact and provide an appropriate operational response to resident issues, following established procedures. The position liaises closely with staff and ensures effective communication with residents to foster therapeutic relationships and maintain an ongoing atmosphere of mutual acceptance and harmony within the facility.
The Clinical Team Leader is responsible for ensuring that Clinical Team members have a sound understanding of the underlying principles, theory, and essential qualities of informed and considered clinical practice within the TC environment.
The Catchment Manager, Consortia Programs oversees and ensures the various stakeholder partnership portfolios across Goulburn Valley Alcohol and Drug Service (GVADS), Muslim Youth and Families (MYAF) and Southeast Catchment Alcohol and Drug service (SECADA) have consistent operational management and capitalise on development opportunities.
The Lead Childhood Educator provides care and education to meet the needs of individual children in residence at the TC. The key purpose of the position is to implement and enhance the delivery of the children’s programs and to inform the development of policies and initiatives as required, creating a secure, and nurturing environment for children, and promoting and maximizing opportunities for the children to develop to their full potential.
The AOD Clinician: Intake & Assessment is responsible for providing intake and assessment services. The key purpose of the position is to reduce AOD related harms to individuals and their families by conducting assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist clients to change harmful behaviours.
The AOD Clinician: Counselling & Assessment is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments and providing a range of counselling interventions to assist clients and their family members to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use. 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 Odyssey House Short Story Competition Winners for 2022 have now been announced and their stories can be found here. The theme for 2022 was Family Secrets and we thank everyone who entered. Congratulations to our winners! The Short Story Competition will open again in the second half of 2023. Happy Writing!