DRUG & ALCOHOL- DAYBREAK LEAD FACILITATOR
- Full time, ongoing
- Attractive salary packaging
- Culture that supports work-life balance
SCHS is a dynamic organisation promoting health, wellbeing and independence in a social model of health to prevent illness, disease and injury. Influencing the agenda for health policy, providing access and equity to health services for our community and encouraging innovation and flexibility to ensure services match community needs are our priorities.
We seek staff to join the Drug & Alcohol/Mental Health Team in a full time role.
As the lead facilitator of the Non- Residential Rehabilitation Program (Daybreak) you will be responsible for session delivery, case co-ordination, basic counselling, general duties around the facility and management of the program. The role requires leadership capability assisting with planning, implementation and evaluation of Daybreak policies/procedures. Also, sound written and oral communication skills to attend to reporting requirements.
- Providing individualised and flexible supports throughout a person’s treatment journey;
- Undertaking interagency collaboration to support tailored activities to specific priority groups.
- Assisting individuals and families to establish healthier lifestyles that lessen the negative impact of problematic alcohol and drug use.
- Ensure services comply with legislative requirements, Service agreements and function within Sunraysia Community Health Services (SCHS) guidelines, protocols and values, Department of Health (DoH), Department of Human Services and other relevant government departments and statutory regulations;
- Ensuring that all activities including quality improvement are guided by the principles and philosophies of a primary healthcare framework and that Occupational Health Safety and Welfare legislation is incorporated into the day to day management practices of all staff;
- Working across other Drug Treatment Service programs within areas of expertise.
- Capacity building to promote and help generate referrals.
To be successful in the role, applicants will have completed Certificate/Degree or Associate Bachelor of Social Work, Welfare, Social Science, Nursing or equivalent. Preferable completion of Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the AOD Core competencies while having an understanding of the philosophy and principles of harm minimisation, motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapies.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Jade McInnes, Program Manager AOD/MH or Team Leader, Megan Button on (03) 5022 5444.
- Covering Letter and Curriculum Vitae
- Contact details of three professional referees
- Responses to the ‘Mandatory’ and ‘Preferred experience’ items listed in the Key Selection Criteria contained within the position description
Applications must be received by COB Saturday 15 January, 2022.
PLEASE NOTE: SCHS is committed to the application of the Child Safe Standards. All positions are subject to thorough credentialing and safety screening prior to commencing employment. This includes reference checks and National Police Check for all SCHS employees. Any prospective employee who has resided and worked overseas in the past 10 years for a continuous period of 12 months or more will be required to undergo an International Criminal History Check. Where applicable, employees may also be required to hold a current Working With Children check issued in the state of Victoria and have a current NDIS Clearance (NDIS Worker Screening Check).
For more information on the NDIS Worker Screening Check, please click here.
Department of Health Guidelines for Immunisation of Health Care Workers require all staff to demonstrate immunity to specific preventable diseases. As part of the recruitment process, the preferred applicant is required to provide evidence of immunisation (and/or serology) to confirm they are protected from risk.