WHOS provides a range of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment programs in NSW and Queensland.
Information on the range of services provided by WHOS can be found at www.whos.com.au
WHOS Penrith Day Program has two positions available.
Position 1 – Aboriginal AOD Worker position, available to Aboriginal identified applicants only. Position 2 - AOD Worker position targeted recruitment is to Aboriginal applicants, and open to non-Aboriginal applicants.
Key responsibilities for the positions are to provide the WHOS Day Program range of services to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients within a culturally appropriate 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 applicants 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