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TaskForce has been providing drug treatment services since 1973. Core services focus on addressing social issues of drug related problems, unemployment, mental health and risk taking behaviours, supporting young people, adults and families to transition back into“mainstream” services and supports. TaskForce is excited to add the Reset Life Program to the suite of services offered to clients ready to take the next step in their addiction recovery. This is an intensively supported and structured outpatient program for adults, based on the Matrix model.
ResetLife is a structured, manualised intensive outpatient program for adults aged 18 years and above and provides individual and group treatment 3 days per week, and the opportunity to attend informal supports (specifically SMART Recovery and 12-step programs) on other days.
The structured program involves 16 weeks of intensive treatment, followed by 36 weeks continuing care. In the first 16 weeks, participants attend:
There are five staff roles in the Reset team:
The Key Supervisor will lead a multi-disciplinary team to implement and deliver the intensive outpatient treatment service to individuals experiencing complex and problematic alcohol and other drugs use. This role will be responsible for the supervision and oversight of the team. This role will ensure structural and clinical fidelity of the treatment model by: ensuring utilisation of the manualised treatment materials as prescribed; monitoring consistency of scheduling and facilitation of all individual and group sessions; ensuring collection and documentation of weekly random drug/alcohol screens; monitoring group size; ensuring utilisation of peers as co-leaders (when appropriate); and ensuring active follow-up for client retention.
You will be a credible and respected leader who is an outstanding communicator and possesses exceptional clinical skills. With expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), family systems, and the physiology of addiction, the key supervisor will oversee the implementation and delivery of the treatment model. Applicants will require a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the delivery of clinical interventions, supervision and program management.
In exchange, we will offer you flexible work arrangements and salary packaging. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program, training and professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a supportive, flexible and inclusive team.
To find out more about the role, visit our website at https://taskforce.org.au/get-involved/#employment where there is a detailed position description. Applications close on Monday 28 June 2021.
TaskForce values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria irrespective of their cultural and linguistic background, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability status, health status or religion. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. People with disability who apply can ask for reasonable adjustments at any time during the application process. Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed.
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