Position Details
Reference Number 16634
Position Title AOD Counsellor / Case Manager
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Location Adelaide, 43 Franklin Street
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Professional Services Level 4/1 to 4/4
Hours Per Fortnight 60.80
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is seeking a passionate, motivated and autonomous AOD Counsellor/Case Manager to join our Streetlink Youth Health Service team. This is a fixed-term, part-time position through to June 30, 2021 offering 30.40 hours per week. This position is based at 43 Franklin Street, Adelaide, and also includes work across Metropolitan Adelaide.


About Us:

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit community service in South Australia. With over 1,500 employees and volunteers, we offer a range of multi-dimensional services across the State. Our strong values and passionate employee and volunteer group help us deliver Uniting Communities' vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish. We are committed to supporting communities to help people realise their potential and live the best lives they can through quality service delivery and advocacy.


About The Role:

Streetlink Youth Health Service brings with it three decades of history working with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people across Metropolitan Adelaide. Working to support young people via an integrated health response, the service offers AOD support and medical support providing young people a flexible service to support a range of their needs.  


By joining the Streetlink team, you will be joining a multi-disiplinary team committed to the long-term safety and wellbeing of young people within our community. The successful incumbent will bring with them a flexible manner of engagement, including a willingness to engage in assertive outreach to build positive relationships with their clients. Working to support young people towards long-term outcomes in a holistic manner, the AOD Counsellor/Case Manager will provide alcohol and other drug and co-morbidity counselling coupled with case management to ensure their clients are provided a wrap-around service to support them in achieving long-term outcomes.  


Essential criteria includes:


  • Experience working with vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community, desirably within a therapeutic context
  • Experience managing a busy workload autonomously
  • Experience working with a variety of databases and ensuring records are timely and accurate
  • An ability to engage with a wide range of people, and
  • A current drivers licence.

    Successful candidates will bring a passion and commitment to helping young people make positive, long-term change and a desire to work with other team members and external services to achieve this. They will be willing to work within Uniting Communities’ philosophy and values.


    The Salary

    Depending on skills and experience the hourly rate ranges from $36.00 to $39.28.


    Uniting Communities' employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits. In addition, employees may access paid maternity leave, development opportunities, an Early Intervention Physio Program and discounted banking and private health insurance.


    Your Application:

    The Position Description can be accessed below. Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of two current referees, one of which is a current or past supervisor.

    As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre employment checks

    Contact Person Bec Kennedy
    Contact Number 0401171839
    Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Goudie
    Alternate Contact Number 0418903187
    Closing Date 18/09/2020
    Position Description
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