Jobs: Dual Diagnosis Clinician, Victoria

Want to be part of a cutting edge service to improve the lives of young people with a Dual Disorder & their Family.


Full-Time Position

Salary range $58K to $64K negotiable depending on qualifications, skills and experience, plus superannuation and attractive salary packaging.

The Family Eclipse Program is an innovative service working with individuals (16-24 years) who have a co-occurring mental health and alcohol and other drug disorder and their families.

The successful applicant will ideally possess all following requirements. However, understanding this is a new area of expertise, those possessing experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered: mental health, AOD treatment; family work.


The Family Eclipse Program was first funded as an innovative response to youth mental health concerns in 2007 and has received continued funding since.  The program uses family based interventions to enhance current treatment of an individual’s dual disorder.   The aim is to increase positive outcomes for the whole family inclusive of the person with the dual disorder and includes psycho-education and symptom management strategies. Interventions will aim to reduce stress, improve family communication and problem solving skills and to generally reduce the negative influence of mental health and drug abuse on individual and family life. An outcome evaluation aims to provide valuable results of the program’s success.


Odyssey House Victoria is the lead agency for this project in partnership with Interact Australia and Task Force Inc.  This is a full-time position until June 2014. An extension beyond this is subject to the project funding being continued.

For further information please contact Miranda Manning Programs Manager, Odyssey Community Services on (03) 9420 7610.

Our approach to recruitment is based on flexibility and creating opportunities in which staff can develop

Applications close:  Monday 6th August 10am.

Position descriptions are available on

If this position appeals to you please apply online by uploading a copy of your CV and application letter C/O The Program Manager: Odyssey Community Services.

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