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Team leader AOD program

St Vincent de Paul Society
Freeman House


An opportunity to step up to the next level in your career in AOD health services

· Lead, develop and grow with the team committed to providing high quality care
· Not-for-profit salary packaging tax free benefits, increasing your take home pay!
· Learning and development programs to grow your career

Your new role:

As the Team Leader - AOD programs you will provide day-to-day supervision and leadership of staff under the AOD Programs based at Freeman House. In this highly rewarding role, you will be leading a small dedicated team of case workers to provide high quality care delivery, including intake coordination, community and residential drug and alcohol case management, and counselling.

Your responsibilities:

· Motivate, coach, train & develop team members
· Oversee the effective and timely delivery of case management services and residential programs
· High volume intake co-ordination and assessment of clients accessing our services
· Develop and implement relevant programs and collaborate with external services
· Ensure services delivered are compliant with relevant regulatory and quality standards
· Prepare reports and participate in planning, evaluation and continuous quality improvement activities
· Actively participate in coordination of care with other services i.e. health care and homeless & housing


You will need:

· Minimum TAFE Minimum Cert IV in relevant field or qualifications in Social Work/Social Science/Community Welfare or other relevant fields.
· Ability to motivate, mentor and lead an effective team that contributes to client outcomes.
· Demonstrated high-level communication, interpersonal, analytical, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
· Demonstrated skills and experience in drug and alcohol and mental health including assessment and the use of evidence-based interventions.
· Knowledge of, and an ability to access, a range of relevant community resources, particularly in the areas of drug and alcohol rehabilitation, mental health, legal assistance, income support, employment service providers, training and accommodation.
· Understanding of child protection issues, legislation and requirements.
· Demonstrated experience in managing a caseload and case planning, including people with complex and/or high-level needs.
· Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
· Understanding of administrative, accountability and data management processes.

Desirable Criteria:
· Previous experience in a supervisory role. If this sounds like you, don’t wait - apply now:

How to apply?

We are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume. For more about the role, see the Position Description.

If you have questions about this role, or require an easy read Position Description, please email name quoting: Team Leader / AOD Programs VIN3021

Applications close: 23 Mar 2023

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