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AOD Clinician - Victor Harbor

  • We invite you to be part of an organisation in which 72% of staff have voted a 'TRULY GREAT PLACE TO WORK' by Best Practice Australia.
  • Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity and on the cutting edge of service provision?
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE) Contract Position - Funding secured until 30 June 2023
  • Working Location: Position available at our service hub in Victor Harbor

Sonder has a 27 year history of delivering primary care services. With a presence across both country and metro SA, our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the role of AOD Clinician with Sonder. The information package on our website contains information about Sonder, and guidelines on submitting your application.

You will find within the information package:

  • An overview of the Service
  • An overview of Sonder
  • Position description and role requirements

about the role

The AOD Clinician will work as part of a multidisciplinary Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) team to deliver evidence-based interventions to assist with the management of co-occurring, or comorbid, AOD and mental health conditions. The goal of management is to allow AOD treatment to continue without mental health symptoms disrupting the treatment process, and to retain clients in treatment who might otherwise discontinue treatment.

Treatment will aim to reduce AOD related harms and co-occurring mental health symptoms by conducting assessments and providing a range of brief interventions, psychological interventions and care coordination to assist individuals to change behaviour patterns and increase capacity to effectively manage problems they are experiencing associated with AOD use and promote recovery.

Working in a primary care setting AOD Clinicians will be responsible for providing integrated treatment services to individuals presenting with harms related to AOD substance use and co-occurring mental health concerns.

we are looking for

  • Certificate IV or higher in Alcohol and Other Drugs (or equivalent) And/or Allied Health Qualification ie Social Work, Psychology or Occupational Therapy, or relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification.
  • Delivery of focused psychological therapies and experience in the AOD sector is a must.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send a covering letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume to Sonder via clicking Apply Now.

All enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au using the subject line: AOD Clinician - Victor Harbor enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Full position descriptions are available at http://sonder.net.au/careers/.

Remuneration will be negotiated dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.


Additionally, you will be offered a range of outstanding benefits all of which Sonder are open to negotiating with the successful applicant to ensure an excellent working environment for you, these including but not limited to:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • TOIL
  • Meal & entertainment allowances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Bonus Christmas leave above annual leave entitlements
  • Mileage allowance
  • Interstate re-location financial support

How to apply

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