Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor

Organisation : Sunbury Community Health

Location : Melbourne (Sunbury)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Social & Support Work

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 6 Apr, 2020

About the role

Employment type: Full time (1.0 EFT), fixed term until 30 June 2021

Sunbury Community Health has an exciting opportunity for an Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor to provide comprehensive counselling and support services for clients and families impacted by alcohol and/or other drugs.

To be considered for this position, you will be tertiary qualified and will have completed AOD or equivalent competencies. You will have demonstrated experience supporting complex clients and their families throughout the lifecycle of their treatment plans. This will involve assessing, developing and managing tailored treatment plans and providing effective counselling interventions for individuals. You will have a strong desire and willingness to build new partnerships across the community thereby improving the interagency collaboration and recovery pathways for clients.

Further details: Contact Matt Johnson by email: or phone: 9744 9569
Applications close: 5 pm, Monday 6 April 2020

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Sunbury Community Health

Sunbury Community Health’s vision is for a community whose social fabric and wellbeing is strong. We know that our people: staff, volunteers and students are key to achieving this vision.

We have almost 300 people working and volunteering with us in varied roles. We believe that our people work best in a supportive environment that encourages them to provide the highest standards of care and services to our clients and the wider community.

We encourage and celebrate diversity. By recruiting people from different backgrounds, with different experiences and knowledge, we know that we will be better placed to understand the needs of our community.

How to apply for this role

Position Description : AOD Counsellor 2020

For a copy of the position description, please click on the link below. Applications are to include a cover letter, current resume and three referees. Applicants are required to address the key selection criteria found on the position description.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria. Applications can be sent to Matt Johnson, email: or post: PO Box 218, Sunbury VIC 3429.


Please quote in application: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor via Pro Bono Australia.


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