Grampians Community Health - Allied Health - Full Time, Negotiable
As per Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) guidelines, minimal skillsets to work in AOD sector
• Membership or eligibility for membership with ACA, APS, AASW would be an advantage
• Appropriate counselling related tertiary qualifications would be an advantage
• Experience in working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams in community health settings
The Healthy Lifestyles program comprises a mix of multidisciplinary staff across a range of services, funded by consortia partnerships, agency partnerships and state and federal agencies. The alcohol and drug program areas currently covered by the Healthy Lifestyles program include youth A&OD, Home Based Withdrawal, Better Life Dual Diagnosis, AOD Brief Intervention Support, Gamblers Help, Adult A&OD counselling, forensic A&OD , Making a Change Non-Residential Rehabilitation Program, Drug Action Taskforce (Wimmera & Ararat), Drink and Drug Driver Behaviour Change.
Staff within the Healthy Lifestyles program are located at each of the GCH sites across the Northern Grampians/Wimmera region – Horsham, Stawell and Ararat with outreach services as required to other areas.
The A&ODTS position, inclusive of forensic support, is funded through the Grampians A&OD Consortium by the DHHS. It provides an efficient, effective and quality service for people to minimise the harm associated with substance use and misuse by assisting people to develop informed safe sensible behaviour towards drug use (legal, illegal, and prescribed drugs). At times this may require liaising with staff of Police, Courts, Department of Justice and other justice organisations.
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8-22 Patrick Street Stawell, Victoria, 3380