Speak Out Dual Diagnosis Program
Caseworker/Counsellor
Part-time, 7 days per fortnight

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

Speak Out

The Speak Out Dual Diagnosis Program works with young people aged 12 – 28 years who are experiencing coexisting mental health and drug and alcohol challenges. The program provides practical support, counselling, therapeutic projects, groups, events and social activities.

 

The Role

You will provide wrap-around casework, counselling, practical assistance, information and referral, education advice and support services to young people (aged 12-28 years) with co-existing mental health and AOD issues. 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 are required and experience working with Aboriginal young people and communities will be highly valued.

Classification for this position is SCHCADS Award Level 4 Paypoint 1-4 depending on qualifications and experience. Hourly rate range: $37.02 – $39.89 per hour depending on qualifications and experience plus salary packaging benefits.

For further information regarding Weave, the role and Selection Criteria to be completed please refer to the job description.

 

Applications

Applications including a current resume and a document specifically outlining how you meet each of the Selection Criteria should be emailed to Patricia Vasquez at recruitment@weave.org.au. Please note only completed applications will be assessed.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please phone Kylie Fegan on 02 9318 0539 if you need further information.

Applications close midnight Tuesday 19 February 2019.