Job Details - NADA

Community support worker

Lilyfield
Full-time
WHOS
WHOS Sydney

Description

WHOS offers a range of evidence based therapeutic AOD residential programs. Our services are based in NSW and QLD, further information can be accessed at - www.whos.com.au
WHOS is looking for a fulltime Community Support Worker to join our men’s program, Gunyah, based at Lilyfield.

The role involves:

  • assessment, referral, and education,
  • supervising and supporting clients in a residential setting,
  • delivering a structured daily program (which includes facilitating various process and psychoeducational groups), 
  • conducting therapeutic intervention

Requirement

APPLICANTS MUST RESPOND TO THE SELECTION CRITERIA BELOW
Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate IV or higher in AOD, Community Services, Mental Health (or similar).
  • Ability to work evening and weekend shifts as required (this will be on a rotating basis).
  • Up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and able to provide acceptable proof of vaccination status.
Desirable Criteria:
  • Experience in facilitating groups.
  • Experience in residential treatment centres, particularly Therapeutic Communities,
  • Experience working with clients that have substance use disorders and/or associated issues,
  • Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation strategies.
Being male is a genuine requirement for this position.

How to apply?

  • WHOS adheres to the NSW Health recommendations for vaccination.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
To apply you must have the right to work in Australia, be willing to provide a current National Police. 
Clearance Check and respond to the selection criteria noted above.
Please forward your application addressing the selection criteria, and your resume, to the Manager: (Bruce Wright - bruce.wright@whos.com.au – 0499 324 224) and the Assistant Manager: (Nicholas Nash – nicholas.nash@whos.com.au).

Applications close: 28 Oct 2022

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