Two jobs in WA:
1. Hepatitis C Educator (part-time 30 hrs per week)
2. Community Liaison Worker (part-time 20 hrs per week)
The Western Australian Substance Users Association (WASUA) is a state-wide, peer based community organisation that aims to improve the health and social circumstances of people who use both licit and illicit substances in WA. Programs and services are delivered within a social health and community development framework underpinned by harm reduction and peer education. Services include a fixed site Needle Syringe Exchange Program (NSEP) in Perth & Bunbury, mobile NSEP in the South West, Health Clinic, Treatment Referral Service, Safe Disposal, Community Education & Hepatitis C Resource Project, Opioid Pharmacotherapy Advocacy & Complaints Service (ORPACS), Outreach program etc
1. Hepatitis C Educator (Hepatitis C Resource Project)
WASUA is seeking a part-time (30 hours per week), suitably qualified worker for the Hepatitis C Resource Project. The successful candidate will have an understanding of harm reduction, hepatitis C and injecting drug use, education/training & resource development, excellent interpersonal skills including community development, computer competency, report writing & evaluation skills and a current drivers license.
2. Community Liaison Worker (Opioid Replacement Pharmacotherapy Advocacy & Complaints Service (ORPACS)
WASUA is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) suitably qualified worker for ORPACS. The successful candidate will have an understanding of harm reduction, pharmacotherapies and injecting drug use, excellent interpersonal skills including mediation & problem solving, computer competency, report writing & evaluation skills and a current drivers license.
Salary for both positions in accordance with the WA SACS Award, CSW level 5, commensurate with experience (salary packaging is available).
For a copy of the application package please contact Emilia Lingi at WASUA on (08) 9321 2877 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information regarding either position please contact Louise Grant at WASUA on (08) 9321 2877 or email email@example.com
Applications close on Monday 6th February 2012. WASUA is an equal opportunity employer.