Are you passionate about providing AOD counselling and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving custody who also have complex unmet needs? CRC has a part time Aboriginal Identified AOD Transition Worker role based in Sydney that could be just the role you are looking for!
You will provide drug and alcohol counselling and support on an outreach basis to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving NSW Correctional Centres – with a focus on those who also have a mental illness; an intellectual disability or cognitive impairment; and/or women who have dependent children. You will provide AOD counselling, health promotion, support and referral for people who have difficulty accessing mainstream services. You will work in culturally appropriate ways in recognition of the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in custody and the unique cultural needs of this group. Counselling services will be delivered on an outreach basis within the Western Sydney Primary Health Network region. Your hours will be Monday to Friday with some flexibility between 8am and 6pm, and occasional out-of-hours work as required. Benefits
Are you passionate about providing AOD counselling and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving custody who also have complex unmet needs? Do you have knowledge and experience working with AOD and mental health issues, criminal justice involvement, homelessness and experiences of trauma? Do you work using trauma informed care and practice?
Benefits • Join CRC’s team of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff • Part Time role 30 hours per week • $38.96 gross per hour + super + generous salary packaging options • Position based in Canterbury with flexibility to be based from home during COVID-19 restrictions • Cultural supervision provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff • Contract to 30th June 2021 with possibility of extension dependent on funding • Terms and Conditions of employment as per Level 4 Pay Point 4 of the SCHADS Award 2010
About Us Be part of a community-based agency that has been delivering effective services for people impacted by the criminal justice system in NSW for nearly 70 years. Our programs aim to break entrenched cycles of disadvantage, offending and imprisonment. We work hard to create an environment that encourages professional development and respect for staff to provide effective services for our clients. How to Apply CRC considers being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification as specified under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). If you have the skills, positivity and work ethic to match our amazing team, join our journey and APPLY NOW! https://www.crcnsw.org.au/about-us/work-with-the-crc/ Applications close by midnight on Wednesday 11th November 2020. For more information and a copy of the Position Description please email [email protected]