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Counsellor

Job posted: 05/05/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Reference: 26912

Reference: 26912

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

AOD Counsellor



  • Perm Full Time with monthly ADO

  • Ringwood East

  • On-going professional development opportunies will be available to all staff



Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.



About the role


An opportunity exists at Turning Point Eastern Treatment Service for an experienced AOD counsellor to work as a member of integrated health team, with a focus on providing goal directed care that promotes clients’ recovery, wellness and active participation in decisions about their care. Counsellors are required to assess, counsel, treat, educate and refer clients and their families using best-practice treatment strategies. The position will operate from our Ringwood East site.



About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Qualifications in counselling

  • Certificate IV in AOD studies

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.



What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.



Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Counsellor

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

TEDDY SIKHALI - (03) 9843 1288

Counsellor