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Alcohol and Other Drug Worker – Southern Metropolitan Region

Organisation : Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Indigenous, Men, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation

Ngwala Willumbong Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that is dedicated to delivering quality specialist Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Housing and Homeless and other services to meet the needs of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People and their families. Our services operate across Victoria.

About the role

Working within a culturally safe and a harm minimization framework, you will provide outreach case management support to Aboriginal people who are affected by alcohol and/or other drug use.

This will involve undertaking assessments, treatment plans, provision of psycho-social support, referring where appropriate and advocating on behalf of clients, alongside community development activities and completing the required administration and recording of records and case notes.


About the Perks

This is an ongoing, full time position:

  • Full time, Ongoing – in St Kilda (subject to funding)
  • NFP Salary Packaging Benefits up to $15,900
  • Grow your career at a thriving organisation invested in your development
  • Work for a dynamic, family-friendly and inclusive NFP organisation
  • Flexible work arrangements


About you

  • Certificate IV or Diploma in AOD or willingness to obtain
  • Experience working with AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients including a willingness to participate in relevant training
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of screening, assessment and support to people and their families with AOD issues
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high quality advice, education and support to clients and families
  • An understanding of the intergenerational loss, grief and trauma that is experienced by
  • Aboriginal community members and the subsequent AOD issues that result.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander People are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please provide the following 

  • A cover letter outlining why you would be a great fit for this role
  • A resume that outlines your educational and employment background 
  • Apply Now to be directed to our seek ad 

*Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including a Police Check, Working with Children Check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check as well as right to work in Australia Check. 

Employing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People at Ngwala is integral to keeping our services culturally aligned so we strongly encourage Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander People to apply for this role and others as they become available.


Please quote in application: Alcohol and Other Drug Worker – Southern Metropolitan Region via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Indigenous, #Men, #Mental_Health


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