Group Facilitator - Alcohol & Other Drugs

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 22834

Reference: 22834

Occupation: Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Group Facilitator

  • Permanent Full-Time Time

  • Box Hill location

  • Generous employee benefits

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 Wellington House residential withdrawal unit for a passionate and enthusiastic Group Facilitator with a sound clinical knowledge and experience in conducting therapeutic AOD group facilitation and individual counselling. You will be passionate about helping individuals develop effective coping skills to build resilience and life skills.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

    • Psychologist (Registration endorsement, eligibility for endorsement, or eligibility to work towards endorsement in Approved Area of Practice of Psychology)

    • Registered Nurse (Current Registration with APHRA)

    • AOD Counsellor

    • Experience in the AOD field with program coordination, individual counselling and group facilitation experience

    • Demonstrated an understanding of and experience with managing group dynamic

    • Proven skills in the application of assessment, collaborative care as well as development of individual treatment plans

    • Knowledge of current alcohol and other drug interventions

    • Demonstrated ability to working with multi-disciplinary team(s), and understanding of and commitment to client centred work including collaborative (shared) care planning

    • Demonstrated ability to work with clients with co-morbidities

    • Working within confidentiality and privacy guidelines

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

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

Group Facilitator - Alcohol & Other Drugs

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TEDDY SIKHALI - (03) 9843 1288

Group Facilitator - Alcohol & Other Drugs