Position Details
Reference Number 16641
Position Title New ROADS - Case Worker
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Adelaide, 43 Franklin Street
Award Classification Non Agreement - Dependent on qualifications and/or experience
Hours Per Fortnight 78
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is seeking multiple part-time Case Workers to join our New ROADS team in Metropolitan Adelaide for a permanent contract. We have multiple part-time positions available, hours to be negotiated upon offer. This role involves shift work, including overnight passive shifts. 


New ROADS is a growing, dynamic and supportive team of professionals providing holistic and innovative drug and alcohol and comorbidity services. We provide 1:1 counselling, group work, police drug diversion, case management and residential rehabilitation across our service. We are seeking experienced and motivated staff who are keen to join the team and provide the highest standard of client support. This role will have a specialist focus within our residential rehabilitation service. 


About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit organisation, working across South Australia through more than 90 community service programs. Our team of over 1500 staff and volunteers support and engage with more than 30,000 South Australians each year. We strive to build compassionate communities and great lives through community strengthening, quality service delivery and advocacy.


About The Role

The New ROADS Case Worker role incorporates a diverse mix of responsibilities including:

  • office and outreach based, therapeutic and practical AOD services for our residential client group
  • supporting people who are accessing our AOD residential program to make long term, healthy changes in their lives
  • developing partnerships with the community to create better outcomes for clients and drive referrals into the service
  • breaking down the stigma associated with AOD and mental health issues

About You

You will possess a minimum of Cert IV in AOD or equivalent education, or a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or other related field.  You will have demonstrated professional experience in providing intensive support and case work with clients.  You will have experience working with internal staff and external stakeholders from other agencies.  Additionally, you will have a strong ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse range of clients, community groups and agencies.


About the Remuneration

This role is renumerated at the Uniting Communities General Staff Agreement, Professional Level 3/1 - 3/4. 


We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org


Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees, including a past or current supervisor.


As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

Contact Person Diego Gonzalez
Contact Number 0448965624
Alternate Contact Person Brendan Jones
Alternate Contact Number 0499337353
Closing Date 27/09/2020
Position Description
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