Mobile Drug Safety Worker 0.8EFT
Health Works is a program of Western Region Health Centre which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people who inject drugs in the western suburbs of Melbourne. The role of the Mobile Drug Safety Worker is to work with people who inject drugs, other Health Works’ staff and other key individuals and services, to coordinate and deliver health promotion strategies for the injecting community at Health Works and the surrounding street based drug markets. The applicant will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, knowledge of and commitment to harm reduction, community health and health promotion principles and practices, experience in the development and delivery of educational workshops and a detailed understanding of safer injecting practices and other health and welfare issues relevant to people who inject drugs.
For more information and a position description please contact Lauren Wellington on 03 9680 1139 or visit our website http://www.wrhc.com.au/jobs.html