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Alcohol and Other Drug / Social & Emotional Well-being Counsellor

 Marrin Weejali provides a range of services to Aboriginal people who have alcohol or other drug/social & emotional wellbeing problems. Our staff provides counselling, treatment, harm reduction and group therapy programs for Aboriginal people at risk and works with the broader community in a primary prevention role.

Essential qualifications:

Ø  Tertiary qualification in Alcohol and Other Drugs – Mental Health or equivalent is essential for this position

Ø  Demonstrated ability in the provision of assessment, case management and individual / group counselling interventions for alcohol and other drug affected clients.

Ø  Experience liaising and networking with a range of services in particular the Department of Communities and Justice | Community Services and Health Agencies

Ø  Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal people and the ability to communicate and negotiate sensitively with Aboriginal people.

Ø  Demonstrated interpersonal, liaison and negotiation skills, including the ability to provide accurate, consistent, timely and appropriate service to clients;

Ø  Ability to maintain client records, statistics,

Ø Sound case note and report writing skills

Ø  Sound written and oral communication skills.

Ø  Sound computer skills.

Ø  Senior first aid certificate

Ø  Current NSW driver’s licence

Desirable qualifications:

Ø  Experience working with Aboriginal people with alcohol & other drug problems    

Ø  Experience in working within a comorbid alcohol & other drug and mental health framework

Ø  Ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs i.e. experience in facilitating small groups

Please email CV to mel@marrinweejali.org.au

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