Drugs and Alcohol Tear our Families Apart
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org