Position: Drug and Alcohol Worker

Position Location


Type of employment


Hours per week


Is this an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander identified position


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 
1. Driver’s License
2. National Criminal Record Check
3. Working with Children Check
4. Immunisation Record; Including evidence of Health Worker Vaccinations (DTP, Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Annual Influenza) & evidence of COVID vaccination

Qualifications & Experience:
Essential Criteria
• Aboriginality
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate with local Aboriginal people
• Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture and history, and current 3 issues affecting and impacting on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people
• Ability to deliver and/or coordinate culturally appropriate counselling services and experience in the delivery of health promotion programs and activities to Aboriginal people
• Experience in client case management processes incorporating the development of holistic and realistic case management/treatment plans to assist and support clients in achieving health outcomes
• Demonstrated ability to assess and offer appropriate secondary and tertiary interventions as part of a multi-disciplinary team for those at risk of substance misuse
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills

About The Position

The role of the Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Worker is to provide culturally respectful and sensitive drug and alcohol programs and services for Aboriginal people, including referrals to specialist services, health promotion and case management activities to achieve improved health outcomes.

Note: All applicants are to provide a written response to the essential criteria outlined in the Position Description, an up-to-date resume with current contactable referees. 

Note: Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification for the above position and is authorized under Section 14D of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Closing Date

Position Enquiries

Contact Leteisha Peckham on or email leteishap@wachs.net.au

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