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Social Worker – St George Hospital (NSW)

“South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health Service

Applications are invited for the position of Social Worker (level 2) attached to a dynamic Hepatology dept at St George Hospital, Kogarah.

The Social worker is responsible for providing assessment, management and evaluation of developed strategies to people who present in crisis, live with complex psycho-social issues within a chronic disease model of care. The social worker will work both autonomously and within a multi disciplinary team. 

Position Title 
Social Worker Level 2 

Employment Type 
Temporary Part-time 

St. George Hospital 

1. Post graduate social worker experience
2. Demonstrated interpersonal skills
3. Demonstrated communication skills
4. Demonstrated ability to work within a multi disciplinary team and autonomously
5. Computer literacy demonstrated by experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and electronic mailing
6. Experience working with people who have complex psycho-social needs
7. Experience working with people in crisis
8. Experience working with people living with a chronic illness
9. Demonstrated capacity to act as patient advocate
10. Demonstrated experience with government agencies such as CentreLink 

1. Experience working with people living with hepatitis C virus
2. Experience working in Alcohol and other Drug setting
3. Experience establishing support groups 

Position is 24 hours per week for 12 months duration, with view to extend. 

Contact Name For Position Enquiries
Suzanne Polis on (02) 9113 2407 or Suzanne.Polis@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au”

Mental Health/Drug & Alcohol Professional (Victoria)

“Exciting Opportunity for a Mental Health/Drug & Alcohol Professional

Part-time opportunity (4 days per week)
Generous salary packaging (up to $30k grossed up value)
Supportive team environment

Would you like the opportunity to provide clinical leadership and response towards the changing direction of drug & alcohol services towards dual diagnosis?

Would you like to work for a community based agency which is a registered training organisation (RTO) and can provide exciting and diverse professional development opportunities?

Moreland Hall is a leading alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency with over 35 years experience in the not-for-profit sector of Victoria. Our organisation is currently seeking to increase our capacity to provide appropriate and best-practice based services to AOD clients who have concurrent mental health issues. With this, we require a highly skilled and experienced mental health/AOD professional to join the education and training team.

We are a passionate and supportive organisation open to embracing change and offering an innovative team environment. You’ll have the opportunity to take a lead role in mentoring and training our workforce, providing you with an ability to gain valuable experience in project management and diversify your skill base.

Applicants MUST address the following selection criteria to be considered:
Relevant undergraduate degree
Significant postgraduate experience and/or postgraduate degree level qualification in mental health
Knowledge and understanding of best-practice in mental health and AOD treatment approaches
Relevant experience in working with clients with co-existing disorders
Strong communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
Current Victorian drivers licence
Qualifications or experience in developing and implementing training in the AOD or mental health sector would be advantageous

Enquiries should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources – Nessá Pastoors on 03 9384 8801 or send in a CV with covering letter addressing the selection criteria to jobs@morelandhall.org

Applications close 5pm Friday 2nd May 2008”

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health: Co-morbidity Workers (NSW)

“ACON is a community-based non-government organisation promoting the health and wellbeing of a diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and a leading agency in HIV/AIDS policy development and program delivery.

Drug and Alcohol / Mental Health: Co-morbidity Workers

ACON is seeking staff with experience in drug, alcohol and mental health issues to establish an exciting project in our growing Alcohol and Other Drugs Program.

Successful candidates will have a commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of members of the GLBT community living with co-morbid mental health and drug and alcohol issues.

Responsibilities include a range of service and program activities, such as client care and support, partnership building, workforce development and quality improvement processes.

The project has two positions available until December 2010. One is a full-time team leader position (35 hours per week) based in our Sydney office and the other is a part-time position (15 hours per week) located in our Newcastle office.

Both positions are offered on a fixed-term basis commensurate to demonstrated skills and experience, with a package of $51K to 55K plus super and leave loading for the Sydney team leader position, and $40K to 43K (pro-rata) per annum plus super and leave loading for the Newcastle part-time position.

Applications close 5pm, Friday, 21 March 2008. Applications must address the essential knowledge and skill requirements for the position. Applications failing to address these will not be considered. To obtain an application pack please contact our Reception on (02) 9206 2000 or 1800 063 060 after 11am Monday – Friday or alternatively download an application pack from our website www.acon.org.au/jobs. Contact Nicky Bath, Manager, Alcohol and Other Drugs Program, on (02) 9206 2097 for information about the position.

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people
living with HIV/AIDS, in particular, to apply.


Mental Health Coordinator (Sydney N.S.W.)

Manly Drug Education and Counselling Centre

Position Vacant

Mental Health Coordinator

56 hours per fortnight (3 year contract)

The Manly Drug Education and Counselling Centre (MDECC) is inviting applications from qualified individuals for the new position of Mental Health Coordinator.

MDECC is a non-government organisation based in Manly. The Centre provides drug treatment programs and a range of health promotion interventions. MDECC is funded by NSW Health and supported by the local community. MDECC operates within a Harm Reduction philosophy relative to alcohol and other drug use. The successful applicant will be a mental health professional with recent program development experience.

Qualifications and Experience Required


· Tertiary qualifications in psychology, health, or social sciences.

· Demonstrated recent mental health promotion experience.

· Demonstrated drug and alcohol knowledge.

· Previous application of harm reduction principles.

· Recent program development experience.

· Excellent communication and consultation skills.

· Current NSW driver’s licence.


· Postgraduate qualifications in a related field.

· Knowledge of EEO policies and practices.

Enquires: Kerri Lawrence, Manager 9977 0711

Information Package: Sue Hoyle, Office Administrator 9977 0711

Applications to: The Manager, MDECC, 91 Pittwater Road, Manly 2095

Applications Close 29th February 2008

Counselling Unit Manager – Sydney NSW

“The Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC)

Uniting Care’s licence to operate the MSIC was recently extended by the NSW Government to 31 October 2011. The MSIC is now seeking to recruit a committed and experienced health professional to join its Management team.

Counselling Unit Manager (32 – 40 hpw)
(Salary dependant upon qualifications)

As well as supervising the counselling staff members of this unit, this position will share responsibility for policy development and implementation, and service planning, coordination and evaluation initiatives at the MSIC. It also has significant direct clinical care components.

Secondments from Area Health Services will be supported.

Applicants need to address all of the essential and desirable criteria outlined in the relevant job description in their applications.
For a job description and information pack please email:
traceyb@sydneymsic.com. Position enquiries: Ms Colette McGrath, Clinical Services Manager, (02) 9360 1191.

Closing date 15/02/2008
Previous applicants need not re-apply”

Manager, Alcohol Projects (Western Australia)



Manager, Alcohol Projects

Fulltime (37.5 hours/week)

Salary Range: $60,638 – 67,017 depending on experience
ICCWA is the peak not for profit organisation involved in injury prevention and community safety promotion in Western Australia. ICCWA is an Equal Employment Opportunity organisation.

We are looking for a highly motivated, multi-skilled person to join our dynamic injury prevention team. Your key responsibilities will include:

Developing, implementing, managing and evaluating alcohol-related campaigns, programs and projects in the alcohol area;
Preparing funding submissions and reports;
Advocating on behalf of the community with regard to alcohol issues; and
Liaising with other community, non-government and government organisations about alcohol issues.

For further information or an application kit please contact Deborah Costello on (08) 9420 7212 or email dcostello@iccwa.org.au

Please send your applications to:

The President, Injury Control Council of Western Australia, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth 6005.

Applications should include a current Resume and a brief statement addressing the selection criteria (no longer than 4-5 pages).

Applications close 5pm Friday 18th January 2008.”