Jobs: Adult Drug Court, NSW

The Liverpool Adult Drug Court Team is seeking an enthusiastic team member to fill a temporary full-time position within the South Western Sydney Local Health District.  Please see below for a brief job description.  On-line applications and full position descriptions can be found at the NSW Government Health website.  The position is based within Adult Drug Court Program – Drug Health Services located at George Street Liverpool.

All telephone enquiries can be forwarded to Patrick Leahy, A/Manager Court Diversion Programs on 0425 330 381 or Stephanie Hocking, Team Leader on 0417 323 183.




Position Details


Reference Number: 94826
Position Title: Clinician- Social Worker/Counsellor/Welfare Officer (Level 1/2) or Registered Psychologist – ADC Program – Temp F/T
Employment Status: Temporary Full Time (up to 05/04/2013)
Entity: South Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location: Liverpool
Award Classification:  

Dependent on qualifications

Number of FTE : 1.00
Purpose of Position:
Provide assessments, evidence based interventions, case management and co-ordination of clinical and welfare interventions to Adult Drug Court (ADC) clients. Provide written and oral reports for clients who remain under Court supervision throughout the program. Support the clinical operations of Court Diversion Programs across the LHD.


  Temp F/T Maternity Leave Relief up to 5th April 2013 with a possible extension up to a further 12mths.
Selection Criteria : • Relevant qualifications and appropriate registration or membership to Professional Association (as required)

• Clinical skills in assessment, case management and counselling

• Knowledge of the harm reduction approach to drug and alcohol problems and demonstrated experience in the provision of interventions with drug dependent clients.

• High quality communication skills including the provision of quality written reports within a given timeframe.

• Demonstrated organisational and administrative competence including basic computer literacy and time management skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team.

• Unrestricted NSW drivers licence (P2 licence acceptable).

Contact Person: Patrick Leahy
Contact Number: 0425330381
Closing Date: 31/08/2012