Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling – Victoria

Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling Opportunities

· Port Phillip Prison
· 2 Full Time Fixed Term opportunities
· 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 2 excellent opportunities for experienced AOD Counsellors 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.

One of the positions is a senior role and will provide clinical leadership to the team as well as providing general leadership in the absence of the Manager.
The senior position is fixed term until 30 June 2012 and the other fixed term until 30 March 2012 to backfill a staff member on leave.

To be successful in either 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.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit the employment section of our website at

Applications close 4pm 17 November 2011.