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Alcohol & Other Drugs - Team Leader

Anglicare Victoria
  • Fulltime ongoing role in growing organisation supporting children and families
  • Located in the Southern Region
  • Access to generous NFP salary packaging benefits

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position: 

Anglicare Victoria’s Alcohol and other Drug programs provide counselling, consultancy and continuing care to:

  •  Individuals with drug and/or alcohol problems 18 years and over.
  • Families and friends of individuals with drug and/or alcohol problems.
  • Individuals currently involved in the criminal justice system.
  • Professionals needing assistance in working with and supporting individuals with drug and/or alcohol problems.

Anglicare Victoria is in partnership with Taskforce and EACH. The Taskforce partnership is a provider in delivering a broad range of community based Alcohol and other Drug treatment across the Bayside Peninsula region. The EACH partnership makes up the SURe Consortia that is a provider of a broad range of community based Alcohol and other Drug treatment across the South Eastern region.

The integrated AOD catchment based model includes Intake and Assessment, Counselling, care and recovery Co-ordination, Non-Residential Withdrawal and catchment Planning.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Tertiary qualifications, preferably in social work, psychology or behavioural sciences or equivalent
  • Highly developed knowledge of the complexities and intricacies of the AOD sector. Experience and practice in models of contemporary counselling approaches in the alcohol and drug field.
  • Excellent understanding of the Child Protection, OOHC placement and support services and family service system, including legislative and policy framework.
  • Excellent knowledge of, and experience in the application of relevant theoretical approaches that underpin casework practice (including theories of child attachment, development and abuse) to vulnerable children, young people and families.
  • Well-developed skills and experience in delivering programs and services within required timeframes and budget parameters.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

For a detailed position description, click here: Download File PD - AOD Team Leader - part time SOUTH - April - 2021.pdf 

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Grenville Wise, OoHC & Community Services Manager on 03 9781 6700

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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