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Youth AOD Support Worker

Organisation : Uniting

Location : VIC Regional

Work type : Casual/Vacation, Part-time

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 23 Sep, 2021

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-Time, Ongoing and Casual positions available
  • Traralgon location
About the opportunity

Uniting Vic.Tas together with our partners: Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative (GEGAC) are seeking multiple Youth Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Workers to join our Traralgon Youth Residential Rehabilitation program.

The Youth Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Worker contributes to the provision of a safe and hospitable environment for young people participating in residential AOD rehabilitation. The scope of the role includes ensuring that all aspects of residential stay are supported across a 24 hour, seven day a week roster.  

About you

We are seeking candidates with tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, community Services or other relevant allied health discipline including cert IV, Diploma and above, certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis (or willingness to undertake). You will also have demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment and counselling services (preferably to dual diagnosis clients).

You must also be available and willing to work a 24/7 rotating roster. As Uniting is committed to enhancing opportunities in regional locations, recent course graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Thursday 23 September 2021

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Scott Forrest, Manager – Youth Residential Rehab Program on 0456 689 135       

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Youth AOD Support Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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