Jobs: AOD Counsellor, Victoria

Experienced AOD Counsellor (forensic and voluntary)

Two positions: 12 month contract

Odyssey House offers a range of treatment options to individuals affected by substance use.


Two Positions are available with the Odyssey Community Services. Both positions will provide therapeutic interventions to individuals affected by substance use many of whom have co-occurring mental health conditions.


  • One position will operate within the Kildonan Stronger Families (SF) team.  The position will also provide secondary consultation and advice to the Stronger Families team. This is a new position to trial an integrated service delivery model to clients referred from child protection services. The work is expected to be outreach with a client load of 4-6 at any one time.  (.6 EFT)
  • The other position provides Counseling Consultancy and Continuing Care (CCCC) to adults referred through ACSO or who are voluntary. This role is located with Odyssey Community services (1.0 EFT).


We are seeking applicants interested in either one of these roles or in job sharing arrangements, for example, a full time position incorporating the role at Kildonan and part of the CCCC’s role. Please note that the role located at Kildonan cannot be divided.


The ideal candidates will have relevant qualifications (as outlined in the position description), along with experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds and complex AOD presentations.  We are seeking experienced professionals in providing high standard therapeutic interventions, assessment, treatment planning, report writing, and a capacity to work collaboratively with others.

Please refer to the position descriptions for details:

  • AOD CCCC Clinician and Advanced AOD Clinician (Kildonan/Odyssey)


¾     Attractive salary package, dependent upon position and experience.

¾       Odyssey House Victoria provides ongoing professional development and clinical supervision.

¾       Applications must address the key selection criteria in covering letter; include a CV and provide two referees.

¾       Applications should be made on line and a position description is available at

¾       For more information contact Miranda Manning, Manager Community Service Programs (03) 9420 7610.

Closing date for applications is17th September, 5pm.