Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health: Co-morbidity Workers (NSW)

“ACON is a community-based non-government organisation promoting the health and wellbeing of a diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and a leading agency in HIV/AIDS policy development and program delivery.

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health: Co-morbidity Workers

ACON is seeking staff with experience in drug, alcohol and mental health issues to establish an exciting project in our growing Alcohol and Other Drugs Program.

Successful candidates will have a commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of members of the GLBT community living with co-morbid mental health and drug and alcohol issues.

Responsibilities include a range of service and program activities, such as client care and support, partnership building, workforce development and quality improvement processes.

The project has two positions available until December 2010. One is a full-time team leader position (35 hours per week) based in our Sydney office and the other is a part-time position (15 hours per week) located in our Newcastle office.

Both positions are offered on a fixed-term basis commensurate to demonstrated skills and experience, with a package of $51K to 55K plus super and leave loading for the Sydney team leader position, and $40K to 43K (pro-rata) per annum plus super and leave loading for the Newcastle part-time position.

Applications close 5pm, Friday, 21 March 2008. Applications must address the essential knowledge and skill requirements for the position. Applications failing to address these will not be considered. To obtain an application pack please contact our Reception on (02) 9206 2000 or 1800 063 060 after 11am Monday – Friday or alternatively download an application pack from our website www.acon.org.au/jobs. Contact Nicky Bath, Manager, Alcohol and Other Drugs Program, on (02) 9206 2097 for information about the position.

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people
living with HIV/AIDS, in particular, to apply.