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Jobs: AOD Registered Nurse, Victoria

ReGen is the lead alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment and education agency of UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania. In June 2012 we changed our name from UnitingCare Moreland Hall to UnitingCare ReGen to give people a better idea of who we are, what we do and how we work.

Our purpose is to promote health and reduce alcohol and other drugs (AOD)-related harm.  We recognise that AOD use may not be the only issue that our clients are dealing with and we provide individualised treatment, education and support to enhance their lives and reduce harm.  In combination with our workforce training and public advocacy, we support social justice and sustainable change at an individual, community and systemic level.

We are currently have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our adult residential withdrawal team on either a part time or casual basis. Details can be found on our website at


Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling – Victoria

Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling Opportunities

· Port Phillip Prison
· 2 Full Time Fixed Term opportunities
· Generous salary packaging benefits

Moreland Hall is a leading alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency with 40 years’ experience in the not for profit sector in Victoria.

We currently have 2 excellent opportunities for experienced AOD Counsellors to join the Port Phillip Prison team and deliver AOD counselling and education to prisoners.
As an AOD Counsellor you will ensure the delivery of the Moreland Hall program within the prison environment. You will be responsible for providing counselling, psycho-educational group programs, and will work closely with prison officers.

One of the positions is a senior role and will provide clinical leadership to the team as well as providing general leadership in the absence of the Manager.
The senior position is fixed term until 30 June 2012 and the other fixed term until 30 March 2012 to backfill a staff member on leave.

To be successful in either role you will have degree qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, or Allied Health Sciences, Cert 4 in AOD or have 4 key competencies, qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake, a current Victorian drivers license, and experience working in the AOD sector, particularly with a forensic client base or in a corrections setting.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit the employment section of our website at http://www.morelandhall.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=22:employment&Itemid=56&layout=default

Applications close 4pm 17 November 2011.

Jobs: Drug and Alcohol Education and Training – Victoria

Senior education & training role

· Leading Alcohol and Other Drugs agency
· Generous salary packaging benefits
· Full Time Permanent

Are you skilled in education, training and resource development? Would you like to work for an agency that provides integrated and innovative, evidence based treatment and education programs for people with alcohol and other drug issues? Would you like to feel you are making a real difference to the world by empowering others in the community to grow?

We are seeking a motivated individual who has the ability to deliver subject matter in an enthusiastic, practical, and engaging way which enhance student learning experiences at this innovative and award winning education and training team. We can provide exciting and diverse professional development opportunities.

We are looking for candidates who have relevant industry background and experience (teaching, alcohol and other drugs, mental health), the ability to develop and deliver dynamic and professional training programs, excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills, ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training or equivalent in training & education (or willingness to obtain qualification), current Victorian drivers licence, and experience in dual diagnosis / mental health would be advantageous.

Moreland Hall is a leading alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency with 40 years experience in the not for profit sector in Victoria. Our Education & Training Department provides education and training programs in alcohol, other drugs and co-existing mental health issues both directly to clients and through our registered training organisation (RTO). Programs are delivered to a range of organisations including community and professional groups, professional associations and institutions, schools, tertiary colleges, industry and correctional facilities. Programs are also delivered to those working in the alcohol and other drug field and to clients of alcohol and drug services.

We offer a creative team environment with a diverse workload, opportunities for you to see your ideas become a reality, gain valuable project management skills and diversify your skill base.

Applications should include a CV, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description and forwarded to Carla Reid creid@morelandhall.org by 4pm 20 July 2011.

To download a copy of the position description please visit our website via the following link http://www.morelandhall.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=161:senior-education-a-training-role&catid=22:employment&Itemid=56

For further information please contact Brandon Jones on 9384 8886.

Jobs: Alcohol and Drug Clinician (NSW)

Alcohol and Drug Clinician

Applications Close: 5:00 P.M. Friday 13 May 2011

Location: St Vincent’s Hospital- Darlinghurst Campus Sydney NSW

Part time, 3 days per week fixed term – No shift work or penalties involved. Commencing May 2011 till 30th June 2012.

The St Vincent’s Hospital Alcohol and Drug Service require an experienced Alcohol and Drug Clinician to work in the Stimulant Treatment Program. We require a counsellor with extensive experience in counselling and case work with alcohol and drug dependent people, to work specifically with those experiencing significant issues related to their stimulant use.

Key responsibilities
To conduct psychosocial, mental health and welfare assessments for patients from diverse groups including people who identify as GBLT
To provide specialist, strengths-based counselling services
To deliver a stepped care approach to treatment
To provide assessment, counselling and support to a small group of patients on prescribed substitution medication

Essential Criteria
Relevant post graduate qualification and association/registration in same
Evidence of extensive experience in counselling and/or specialist alcohol and drug work
Demonstrated experience in the assessment & management of clients with drug & alcohol problems
Knowledge of harm reduction approach to drug & alcohol problems & willingness to work within this framework
Excellent demonstrated communication skills, written and verbal
Case management experience
Demonstrated evidence of an ability to work both as a team member and unsupervised
Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Mission and Values of the Sisters of Charity and St Vincent’s Health Australia.

Demonstrated evidence of work with clients experiencing stimulant use issues
Group work experience
Computer literacy
Experience in the mental health field
Current NSW drivers licence


Brian Francis, Manager
Stimulant Treatment Program (STP)
St. Vincent’s Hospital Alcohol and Drug Service
P: 02 9361 8069
M: 0447 435 902
F: 02 9361 8031

Level 2, O’Brien Centre
Cnr Burton and Victoria Sts
Darlinghurst NSW 2010