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Alcohol and other drugs worker

WHOS Sydney


WHOS provides a range of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment programs in NSW and Queensland. Information on WHOS’ services can be found at We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated person to join WHOS West service located in Penrith. WHOS West provides assessment and referral services to people exiting withdrawal management, halfway housing with case management, group based AOD education and support.

As per the SCHADSI Award Salary packaging available Please note this position is offered on a fixed term contract basis to 30 June 2024, extension is based on ongoing funding.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply
WHOS adheres to the NSW Health recommendations for vaccination 


 The successful applicant will need to have experience in:
  • assessment and referral services 
  • case management, one to one support and groupwork in an AOD or related setting 
  • providing AOD information and education sessions
  • liaison with allied service providers 
  • the use of electronic information management systems including electronic client file and data management, with strong administration and written communication skills
To be considered, applicants MUST:
submit a copy of their resume
provide a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria below

Position Criteria:
  • Qualifications in AOD, Human Services, Community Services, or related fields 
  • Experience working in AOD, mental health or a related field 
  • Networking experience 
  • Advanced time management 
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Current driver's license and satisfactory driver declaration
  • Knowledge of AOD Harm Reduction approach 
  • Knowledge of AOD, health and human services in the Nepean Blue Mountains region

How to apply?

To apply for this position, you must provide a current National Police Clearance Check and have the right to work in Australia.
Forward your application addressing the above criteria and resume via e-mail to
Molly Phelan -
Enquiries: 0438 913 156

Applications close: 24 Mar 2023

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