Senior Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

Job posted: 14/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until July 2021

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/CC0112A

Reference: VG/CC0112A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • The County Court of Victoria is seeking a Senior AOD Counsellor
  • Client focused - VPS Grade 5 - Working from home & CBD location
  • Provide counselling and therapeutic interventions to participants on bail with complex needs

  • An exciting new role based at the County Court of Victoria
  • Friendly and inclusive culture
  • Full-time, fixed-term until July 2021(possibility of extension subject to funding availability)          

The County Court of Victoria is the principal trial court in the State of Victoria. The Court hears over 11,000 criminal, common law and commercial cases each year. The County Court has unlimited monetary jurisdiction in common law and commercial matters. In its criminal jurisdiction, the Court hears all indictable offences except treason, murder and related offences.

The Senior AOD Counsellor will provide high quality engagement, assessment, counselling and support services to participants of the County Court CISP pilot. This role will provide support, referrals, secondary consultation, and liaison with CISP advanced case managers, County Court staff and Judges. The position has a focus on utilising diverse evidence based therapeutic frameworks to address problematic substance abuse and links with offending behaviour.

We are seeking someone with extensive demonstrated experience as an AOD counsellor for clients with complex needs. Relevant qualifications in counselling or a similar discipline are essential.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

Senior Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

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Full time / until July 2021

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Anna Murru on 0438 228 837; or | anna.murru@courts.vic.gov.au

Senior Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counsellor, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)