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Aboriginal Tobacco, Alcohol and other Drugs Worker

Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service- Aboriginal Corporation (TAMS-AC) is recruiting to an Aboriginal Tobacco, Alcohol and other Drugs Worker for the Tamworth and surrounding area.

About us

TAMS-AC is the leading provider of a comprehensive range of culturally appropriate primary healthcare services to enhance the health and emotional well-being of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community of Tamworth and surrounding districts. TAMS-AC is an Aboriginal community-controlled health service on the land of the Gomeroi people, based in Tamworth NSW. TAMS-AC has successfully delivered culturally appropriate primary healthcare services for First Nations People for close to 30 years. In addition to primary healthcare and day to day health services provided by a large multidisciplinary team, TAMS-AC coordinates access to a range of visiting specialist services and community programs.

Qualifications & experience

  • a) At a minimum, AOD workers must have completed/working towards a Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • b) Other relevant qualifications including Certificate III in Community Services
  • c) Have a connection to the Aboriginal community of Tamworth LGA

Tasks & responsibilities

  • This position gives you the opportunity to provide support in community as part of a bigger AOD team. Within this position you would be expected to deliver high quality culturally safe individual case management and services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are touched by alcohol and/or other drugs


  • Competitive Salary Packaging benefits including Novated Lease options, Meal Entertainement
  • Support from Professional Mentors
  • A team centered approach to client care
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Supported career progression

This position is Aboriginal identified. To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the role be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is a genuine occupational requirement and falls within the exceptions set out in section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

To apply, please upload your Cover Letter addressing the above items about you, and why you are applying, along with a current Resume.

Position closes; 26th July 2024.

For enquiries, contact Kevin Duroux by email at kevind@tams.org.au

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