Jobs: Senior Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor – Victoria

Senior Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor

· Port Phillip Prison
· Full Time Fixed Term until 30 June 2012
· Generous salary packaging benefits

Moreland Hall is a leading alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency with 40 years experience in the not for profit sector in Victoria.
We currently have an excellent opportunity for a senior clinician to join the Port Phillip Prison team and deliver AOD counselling and education to prisoners.

As an AOD Counsellor you will ensure the delivery of the Moreland Hall program within the prison environment. You will be responsible for providing counselling, psycho-educational group programs, and will work closely with prison officers. This position provides clinical leadership to the team and would be expected to provide general leadership in the absence of the Team Leader.

To be successful in the role you will have degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, or Allied Health Sciences, Cert 4 in AOD or have 4 key competencies, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, a current Victorian drivers license, and experience working in the AOD sector, particularly with a forensic client base or in a corrections setting.

Applications should include a CV, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description and forwarded to Carla Reid by 4pm 6 June 2011.

To download a copy of the position description please visit our website via the following link.