Jobs: AOD Counsellor, Victoria (Dandenong)

The Salvation Army Positive Lifestyle Counselling Services (PLCS) provides professional and confidential alcohol and drug counselling and support to mainly clients within the criminal justice system. Clients are referred through DTO’s, CISP, CREDIT, Diversion, Corrections, CCO’s, DHS, DH, Court Chaplains and solicitors.

PLCS also provides intensive counselling and support for those affected by a history of trauma and abuse including anxiety and depression.

A position has become available at our Dandenong office for an experienced AOD counsellor for three days per week (including after hours – Wednesday 12:00-8:00pm). Applicants must have at least two years experience working with forensic clients, have tertiary level qualifications and possess the minimum AOD skill set to work in the AOD sector. The position is competitively remunerated and comes with access to salary packaging.

This is a fixed term contract until June 30, 2015 with the possibility of further work beyond this period.

Applicants must include a CV, application form and covering letter addressing the Job Competencies as in the job description, available by emailing

To further discuss the position, please contact Darrell Hinga on (03) 9794 9533.

Send completed applications, including all required documents to Darrell Hinga at or Positive Lifestyle Counselling Services, PO Box 7302 Dandenong, 3075 by Friday 15 August 2014.

This position is subject to a reference check and a police check.