AOD Clinician – Counselling and Assessment
An opportunity exists for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our AOD team in the South West Melbourne catchment. This team will be providing a catchment-wide planning and service response to clients requiring an AOD treatment and support.
- Join a friendly and supportive team working with clients and their families
- Bring your enthusiasm and creativity to an established multi-disciplinary team
- Full time role until end June 2018, based at Werribee
The key purpose of the position is to conduct comprehensive assessments and provide a range of counselling interventions to assist clients to change harmful behaviours resulting from problematic alcohol and other drug use.
A day in the life of this position includes liaising with ACSO COATS regarding referrals; meeting with clients to conduct assessments; providing counselling treatment; liaising with external services (such as GPs, housing, mental health services) to facilitate referrals and collaborative practice; developing individual plans (for treatment, exit and post treatment); attending clinical reviews; working closely with colleagues to deliver coordinated treatment and supervising students and completing case notes and client documentation.