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Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor Case Manager - Townsville

Lives Lived Well
  • Full time, ongoing role with a values based not-for-profit organisation.
  • Salary packaging available - up to $18,540 pa
  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary team.

About Lives Lived Well

Mental health concerns and alcohol and drug dependency can make life really tough – and too often people find themselves grappling with economic challenges and social isolation as well.

Our driving belief is that “with the right support people can change”. We are a progressive, for purpose organisation, delivering leading edge clinical services aimed at supporting people to live their lives well. We are growing fast in Queensland and New South Wales – in size, geographic footprint, service diversity and clinical innovation.

About the Role

This is a full-time fixed term role up to 1 June 2023, based in our Townsville office.

The AOD Counsellor Case Manager role reports the Team Leader. The successful applicant will deliver individual and group-based counselling, case management and support services, as well as proactively assist and support clients with entry and exit into suitable residential treatment. High quality engagement, via in-person and phone contact, guided by evidence-based practice is crucial to the role.

Primary responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Provide high quality engagement, assessment, counselling, case management and support services to clients and their families using evidence-based practice principles
  • Conduct clinical case reviews of individual treatment plans whilst collaborating with other clinicians and external service providers where necessary
  • Develop clinical practice knowledge and expertise through active learning within the team and by engaging in professional development activities
  • Provide culturally appropriate and sensitive practice, this includes engaging in ethical practice by identifying and meeting the social and cultural needs of clients
  • Ensure that services provide respect, protect and maintain the rights, privacy and confidentiality of clients and their carers

About you

The successful candidate will share our passion and commitment to service delivery excellence. As a case manager, you will hold the highest level of integrity and professionalism in your practice. Additionally, you will possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related area health services discipline or equivalent experience
  • Applied knowledge in contemporary evidence based AOD counselling practice, case management and intake and assessment
  • Experience in mindfulness and relapse prevention.
  • Strong experience in facilitating groups/sessions in relation to AOD.
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including a high standard of written and oral communication skills

The salary range is $74,179.04 to $79,810.64 per annum plus super plus salary packaging.

Ready to join us?

Here is what we have on offer:

  • Wellness leave – up to 5 extra paid days off each year.
  • Salary packaging – full salary packaging can increase your take home pay by approx. $6k per annum full time equivalent
  • A focus on wellbeing – self-care, support and a holistic view of health and wellness.
  • Learning opportunities – a comprehensive induction program and ongoing capability development.
  • We will listen to you. Our people have important insights.
  • Clinical Supervision – a structured program to support your practice.

Apply now!

Click "Apply Now" and go to our LLW Careers page and submit your application. Please note we only accept applications through our Careers page.

For questions or information about the role, email recruitment@liveslivedwell.org.au, using the subject line: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor Case Manager - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Blue Card, completed Australian Criminal History Check and provision of COVID-19 vaccination certificate, in line with the LLW vaccination Policy.

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