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Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
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REQ136906 Requisition #
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Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications and current registration with AHPRA for Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers for Social Workers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and skills in evidence based interventions for substance use and dependence, with a sound knowledge of the different classes of drugs, their effects and relevant interventions. Ability to use this knowledge to develop collaborative, person-centred care plans for consumers affected by substance misuse and dependence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the broad health and social impact of substance abuse and dependence, and commitment to using the harm minimisation approach when intervening to support consumers affected by substance misuse and dependence.
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills with the ability to engage and collaborate with consumers, their families and carers and/or other stakeholders, and a demonstrated high level proficiency in computer literacy.
  • Current unrestricted drivers' licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances.

 

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au


  

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

 

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For role related queries or questions contact Kira Van Klink on Kira.VanKlink@health.nsw.gov.au, or Phone: 02 6455 3307

                

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