Job Details - NADA

Community support worker

WHOS Sydney


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 - WHOS is looking for a fulltime Community Support Worker to join our men’s program, Gunyah, based at Lilyfield.

The role involves:
a) assessment, referral, and education,
b) supervising and supporting clients in a residential setting,
c) delivering a structured daily program (which includes facilitating various process and psychoeducational groups),
d) conducting therapeutic interventions

 - Remuneration is in accordance with the SCHADSI Award Level 4 
 - Salary packaging is available


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.

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.

How to apply?

Please forward your application addressing the selection criteria, and your resume, to the Manager: (Bruce Wright - – 0499 324 224)
and the Assistant Manager: (Nicholas Nash – ).

Applications close: 9 Dec 2022

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