Key responsibilities for the position are to provide the WHOS Day Program range of services to clients in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner.
This includes the use of WHOS assessment and care planning tools, and group work materials. Training on the use of these will be provided.
The successful applicant will be skilled in:
- Addressing harmful AOD use as it relates to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
- AOD assessment and referral, case management, one to one support and groupwork
- Providing AOD information and education sessions in a culturally appropriate manner
- Liaison with allied service providers, in particular Aboriginal service providers
- The use of electronic client file and data management systems
Applicants must submit a resume and provide a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria below.
- Being an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for this position.
- Qualifications in AOD, Community Services, Aboriginal Primary Health Care or related fields
- Experience working in AOD, mental health or a related field
- Networking experience, including links with Aboriginal specific service providers
- Sound written and verbal communication skills
- Computer literacy
- Current First Aid Certificate
- Current driver's license and satisfactory driver declaration
- Knowledge of AOD Harm Reduction approach
- Knowledge of Aboriginal specific services, AOD and health services in the Hawkesbury region
- Applicants must provide a current National Police Clearance Check.