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Case worker

Coffs Harbour
Drug and Alcohol Health Services Inc
Drug and Alcohol Health Services Inc


The Magistrate’s Early Referral into Treatment (MERIT) Program aims to break the drug cycle; reducing crime associated with illicit drug and alcohol use. The Coffs Harbour MERIT Program Case Worker operates within a multidisciplinary team environment as part of the Drug & Alcohol Health Services Inc.

Permanent Part Time: up to 4 days per week
Award Grade/Level according to qualifications and experience


Selection Criteria: Please address ALL criteria on applications to be eligible
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in health, science, social, education, behavioral sciences or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary methods of drug and alcohol client service delivery.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide written reports, assessment, case management and coordinated care for clients referred to the MERIT Program.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, autonomously and follows direction.
  • Demonstrated organisational, excellent time management and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including report writing.
  • Experience working with multicultural, Aboriginal and CALD communities with strong cultural awareness, empathy and understanding of a wide and diverse community.
  • Sound computer knowledge and typing skills.
  • Current driver’s licence.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equity, Workplace Health and Safety and Quality Improvement.
  • Experience in facilitating groups.
  • Criminal justice system experience applicable to Local Court.
  • Experience working in a variety of health and welfare settings

How to apply?

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All selection criteria must be addressed in point form + resume with last 2 position referees

Applications close: 26 Sep 2022

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