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The Salvation Army
Blackburn, VIC, Australia

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AOD Case Worker - Maroubra


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Maroubra, NSW, Australia 



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Job Description:

The Salvation Army is one of this country’s most loved organisations. The Salvation Army’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Each year we provide assistance to over one million Australians by working in the community, offering practical and spiritual support, to assist people to live their lives to their full potential.

We are looking for an experienced AOD Case Worker to join our small friendly team based in Maroubra. Working within a recovery orientated practice framework you will be required to provide assessment, referral, group work and intensive case management to people with alcohol and other drug issues within the Central and Eastern Sydney region.

If this sounds like you, we are keen to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter today.

Length of contract: This position is fixed term to 30 June 2019.

Job Requirements:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Minimum of Diploma level qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Experience working within the AOD and the primary health care sectors
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with unpredictable situations and behaviour, violence and problems associated with substance abuse and psychiatric conditions
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Experience in the implementation of case management for disadvantaged and/or complex needs participants
  • Knowledge of or experience in the drug and alcohol service sector
  • Experience working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Experience working in collaboration with other organisations to develop and tailor programs to meet participants’ needs
  • An understanding of the issues faced by people experiencing AOD problems and mental health conditions

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