Job Details - NADA

AOD support worker

Inner West
Alcohol and Drug Foundation NSW
Kathleen York House


To provide formal and informal support to Kathleen York House Clients and their children during evenings and weekends. This is a position that requires sleeping on site.


Essential Skills and Qualifications 
  • Relevant AOD Qualifications
  • Experience in the alcohol and other drugs field (minimum 3 years)
  • Excellent understanding of the complex range of issues involved in SUD especially for women and those caring for children or young people
  • Experience in trauma, mental health issues and other comorbidities
  • Understanding of the policy, legal and regulatory environment for treatment of SUD and drug education, including child protection
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working in a team-orientated culture and environment
  • Current Drivers Licence 
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in facilitating Groups.
  • Affiliation with professional body and experience in relative field

The successful applicant will be female. KYH considers being a woman a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK: The successful applicant will be required to provide the results of a current Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children check – undertaken at their own cost. (This is a requirement for employment) .

How to apply?

Interested applicants are required to address the selection criteria, include a covering letter and their resume, via email or post, to or to Kathleen York House, PO Box 285, Glebe, NSW 2037

For further information about this position or the Company, please contact Libby Shipway, Clinical Coordinator, on 9660 5818 or alternatively you can look at our website: 

Applications close:  Close of business March 31st 2023 at 5pm

We look forward to hearing from you.
Please note that only applicants short listed will be contacted.

Applications close: 31 Mar 2023

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