Job Details - NADA

AOD treatment Worker – multicultural programs

Liverpool
Full-time
Odyssey House NSW
Odyssey House

Description

  • Join our brand-new team in Western and South Western Sydney
  • AOD support for culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and communities
  • Full Time until June 2023 with likely extension
  • Multiple roles available
  • NFP Salary Sacrificing
Odyssey has begun providing specialist AOD programs and services to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse individuals and communities, particularly in Western and South Western Sydney. The new program also provides community development and primary prevention as well as research projects to support reduction of AOD related harms. 
Odyssey NSW is a leading provider of Alcohol and Other Drugs treatment and support in NSW and our Community Programs provide a holistic range of strengths based and recovery-oriented supports to those seeking hope and change in their lives, including Aboriginal specific and parenting programs
Odyssey NSW is seeking innovative and experienced individuals to work as part of a team delivering individual and group treatment as well as care coordination and wrap around support. 

Requirement

SELECTION CRITERIA:
 - Relevant VET qualification or tertiary qualification in relevant field.
 - Significant experience in the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and/or Mental Health (MH) sectors supporting people from CALD communities. 
 - Demonstrated experience working with those with complex support needs including, for example, those from CALD backgrounds, experience of trauma, contact with the criminal justice system, co-occurring MH and AOD, experience of homelessness, and other support needs. 
 - Experience in group facilitation and group program delivery
 - Experience in the delivery of individual programs of care and support
 - Understanding of the health issues and other complex support needs that affect CALD individuals and communities 
 - Ability to engage with CALD individuals and communities including likely identification as culturally and/or linguistically diverse.
 - Speak language(s) other than English
 - Ability to conduct brief and comprehensive assessments of client support needs
 - Computer literacy 
 - Demonstrable communication skills including report or case note writing
 - Hold or have the ability to obtain a current Criminal History Check and Working With Children clearance for paid employment.
 - Unlimited right to live and work in Australia.
 - COVID vaccination

How to apply?

TO APPLY:
  • Include an updated version of your Resume 
  • Address the Essential Criteria in a Cover Letter to Sally Bruce (Ref: OP140) 
  • Email your application to sally.bruce@odysseyhouse.com.au

Applications close: 14 Oct 2022

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