Caseworker/Counsellor: Part Time 4 days a week

Speak Out Dual Diagnosis Team (Young People)

  • Work with a dynamic and well respected NGO with 40 years experience working with the community
  • Work as part of a team of caseworkers, counselors and project workers supporting young people with mental health and AOD issues
  • Enjoy a culture where your ideas and ways of working are valued and given space to be implemented.

You will provide high quality, casework and counselling support to young people with complex needs and trauma histories. You will work in a trauma informed, highly responsive, proactive and innovative way, and develop collaborative relationships with other Weave team members and other services to ensure holistic support to young people experiencing co-existing mental health and AOD issues.

You will feel highly supported through regular supervision, access to peer review, opportunities for training and development and a friendly and experienced team around you.

Strong casework and counselling experience with young people with complex issues is required and experience working with Aboriginal young people and communities will be highly valued (more than 65% of clients of the program are Aboriginal).

Classification for this position is SCHADS Award Level 4 Paypoint 1-4 depending on qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range: $33.78 - $36.45 per hour depending on qualifications and experience plus significant salary packaging benefits.

HOW TO APPLY

**Applications including a current Resume and a document specifically responding to and outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria (List of criteria included in the Job Description Document), should be emailed to Patricia Vasquez at patricia@weave.org.au

Closing Date for applications is midnight on Sunday 14 May 2017.

Job Description is available to download: 

2017_Weave_Speak_Out_job_description_Caseworker_Counsellor_Final.pdf

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