Drug & Alcohol Clinician, Counselling

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/20171108_03
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Drug and Alcohol Counselling_Position Description_Nov 2017.pdf (PDF, 311KB)

Contact: Angela McGuire, &A/HCV Rx Nurse Manager
(02) 6058 1842

Position Details

Albury Community Health 

Drug & Alcohol Clinician, counselling role

Temporary part-time 64 hours per fortnight


Albury Wodonga Health, Albury Community Health, requires a Drug and Alcohol Clinician to join our Drug and Alcohol team. Working within the counselling role


Primary responsibilities of this role include working with within a multi-disciplinary team environment, intake, assessment, treatment planning, care co-ordination, review and discharge, individual counselling, care meetings with-in and external to the team, working within the Community.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Tertiary qualifications in nursing, social work or other recognised qualification within the Health Professionals Award
  • Current registration with APHRA within nominated Professional field
  • Experience working within the Drug and Alcohol field


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the State Award currently registered with.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Angela McGuire, D&A/HCV Rx Nurse Manager on (02) 60581842.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email employment@awh.org.au. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.  


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