Drink Drug Drive Program Facilitator

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 01/07/2022 (Midnight)
36 days remaining

36 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 29853

Reference: 29853

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Do meaningful work with AOD clients in a small and supportive team
• Salary Packaging options available!
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

This role sits within Peninsula Health’s Complex Stream and is strongly connected with the AOD program. It is based at the Community Health sites – mainly Frankston. The position involves facilitating the Drink and or Drug Drive Behaviour Change Programs in accordance with VicRoads requirements, including the Intensive course and the pre-interlock removal program.

The VicRoads Drink Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program (DDDBCP) is based on Motivational Interviewing approaches and includes some education, as well as screening for serious alcohol and other drug problems. The facilitator runs the group within this framework, keeping in line with the program handbooks, manuals, and guides. In addition to group facilitation, the facilitator will be required to screen and refer participants to AOD services for assessment, conduct some 1:1 sessions, and complete program associated administrative tasks.

Peninsula Health Community Health is an accredited provider of the new VicRoads Drink Drug Drive Behavior Change Program and the facilitator ensures the program is delivered in line with the VicRoads requirements.

The DDD BCP team at Peninsula Health is a small and supportive team. We are client centred and enjoy supporting the most vulnerable in achieving their goals.

Key Responsibilities

• Facilitating the delivery of drink and drug drive programs in accordance with VicRoads procedures, manuals, and requirements.
• Complete the Vic Roads assessment process and become an approved facilitator.
* Approved Facilitators will have skills in behaviour change, group therapeutic processes and working with mandated populations.
• Take a motivational interviewing approach that is engaging, non-threatening, non-judgemental and is similar to other group-based behaviour change programs.
• Incorporate evidence-based design with a focus on best practice principles.
• Adhere to documentation and certification requirements
• Make contact and follow up with participants as per program requirements
• Facilitator related administrative tasks as per program requirements

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

What You Need

• Bachelor qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Health, Human Services or a related qualification.
• Relevant courses in AOD, group facilitation (BCP experience would be desirable), and forensic fundamentals (please see Position description – selection criteria for outline of courses)
• Experience working in an AOD service with clients with co-existing mental health and AOD issues. Experience in working with mandated clients and Behaviour change interventions
• Motivational Interviewing training
• Ability to work with clients who are intoxicated.
• Demonstrates knowledge in conducting assessments with clients experiencing AOD and legal problems.
• Compliance with all relevant legislation and a current drivers license with no more than 6 demerit points or any license cancellation/suspension in the last 10 years.

Please refer to the Position Description for the detailed selection criteria.

What Next

If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact the program manager on 0408 508 924

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Drink Drug Drive Program Facilitator

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Lidor Shay - 0408508924
Bel Berry - 0439036290

Drink Drug Drive Program Facilitator