- Job posted on: 22nd Jul 2021
- Applications close:
We are a local, not-for-profit community health service, who has been caring for people in the Yarra Ranges for over 26 years. ‘Inspiring healthier lives’ is our vision and drives the way we provide friendly, client centred allied health, counselling, dental and health promotion services to our local community.
Inspiro exists to inspire healthier lives; we are committed to enhancing and improving the health and wellbeing of people within our local communities and we do this for residents in the Yarra Ranges, through responsive, affordable, accessible and high-quality health care.
Do you connect with our values of friendliness, client centred and local? Would you like to work in a collaborative team culture where you are valued, and appreciated?
To learn more about Inspiro see our website www.inspiro.org.au.
We are seeking a passionate, suitably qualified and experienced Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor, to provide counselling and support services to people with alcohol and other drug problems in the Yarra Ranges Community, supporting them on their pathway to recovery.
This is a full-time or part-time position, on a fixed-term basis until June 2022, with a possibility to extend further based on funding. The position will be based at our Lilydale site with some work from our Belgrave location.
As part of a team and using best practice principles, the position will provide assessment, risk analysis, treatment, family inclusive practice and referral to support services for individuals. This includes a combination of direct therapeutic clinical work, assessments and individual treatment planning, secondary consultation and training support. The successful applicant will be required to work collaboratively with other health and welfare service providers to enhance outcomes for the clients and their families.
The position aims to provide evidence based, high quality, safe, patient/client centred care that meets current professional best practice standards.
Inspiro has as a principle part of its philosophy an emphasis on illness prevention, early intervention and health promotion. To enable this, the role will work cooperatively within a team of dedicated professionals, to provide high quality, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary health services.
In this role you will:
Qualifications, knowledge & experience
Inspiro values diversity and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and from culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Please note shortlisting and interviewing will commence as applications are received.
If you have any enquiries or to request a detailed Position Description please contact the HR team, firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: AOD Counsellor enquiry via EthicalJobs.