Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Alcohol & Other Drug Support Worker (AOD)

  • $82,100 pa
  • Excellent salary packaging tax benefit +11.5% Superannuation
  • This is an Identified Aboriginal position. Only applicants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage will be considered.

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation that provides first-class primary health care services to the Aboriginal community in Albury, Wodonga, and surrounding areas.

Join our Social & Emotional Wellbeing Team (SEWB) to support the Aboriginal community towards a better future. Our goal is to empower clients by delivering alcohol and other drug programs holistically, aligned with primary health care principles and goals.

As a Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Support Worker, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing case management support to clients with drug and alcohol issues
  • Promoting a client-focused approach to engaging with clients affected by alcohol and other drug use issues, and
  • Empowering clients by delivering alcohol and other drugs programs and services from a holistic approach
  • Reducing the level of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug usage in the local Aboriginal community

You will have extensive work experience and/or a qualification relevant to the role, this will include:

  • Experience either professional, community of family related in supporting Aboriginal people and their families who have alcohol and other drug issues
  • Case management, including consultation, assessment, support, referral & follow-up
  • Team care planning for SEWB clients
  • Providing outreach support & working in partnership with client to reach identified goals
  • Understanding of the current health issues relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Education and running health promotion programs

Help our mobs to take responsibility for their own health, the health of their families and the health of the broader Aboriginal community.

This position is subject to Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and is only open to applicants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Proof of descent will be required.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to chiquita.walsh@awahs.com.au or call 0414 713430 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close: 29/7/24

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AWAHS is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected.

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