Jobs: HealthLink Telephone Counsellor .5 Melbourne

HealthLink Telephone Counsellor .5
Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre
Eastern Health

• Fitzroy Location, Melbourne, Victoria
• Salary Packaging Available

HealthLink currently has a vacancy for a part time counsellor. The position is responsible for the provision of high quality telephone and/or web based assessment, counselling, referral and consultancy services to the general public and health professionals across the service network of Telephone/Web Based Services. This may include services associated with alcohol and drugs and/or the problem gambling area. Intervention is provided within a harm minimization framework.

The successful candidate will possess a Certificate IV in AOD, or completing a tertiary degree with relevant AOD experience. Compliance with DHS minimum qualification strategy will be highly regarded. A knowledge and demonstrated capacity of contemporary treatment interventions and support to persons affected by alcohol and other drugs and/or problem gambling is required. This is combined with your superior communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated capacity to work with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and strong commitment to high quality service. Experience in telephone/web counselling will be highly regarded.

This is a Part time position which requires working two overnight shifts and one day shift per fortnight.

Enquires: Marlyn Gavaghan,, 9418 1037
Applications to be made on line:, reference number 89056