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Alcohol and other drug workers - casual on call

WHOS Hunter


WHOS (We Help Ourselves) is one of the largest alcohol and other drug (AOD) non-government treatment providers in Australia offering a range of evidence-based therapeutic programs. WHOS has services based in NSW and Queensland. Further information on WHOS can be accessed at -
The advertised positions, based in Cessnock, will provide services to people with AOD use disorders and other co-occurring conditions, within the context of a mixed gender residential therapeutic community.



Essential Criteria:
1. Qualification in AOD / Mental Health / Community Services or related field
2. Experience working with, clients that have AOD use disorders and associated issues
3. Knowledge of AOD treatment sector
4. Group work skills
5. Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation strategies
6. Current First Aid Certificate
7. Current drivers’ licence
8. Computer literacy, including the use of electronic client information systems
9. Commitment to working as part of a team
10. Ability to work evening and weekend shifts
11. Up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and able to provide acceptable proof of vaccination status

Desirable Criteria:
Understanding of the Therapeutic Community model

Remuneration is in accordance with the SCHADSI Award – Level 4

How to apply?

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 the selection criteria noted above.

Forward your application addressing the above criteria and resume via e-mail
to Jamie Young - Enquiries: 0457 111 344

Applications close: 30 Nov 2022

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