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ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG TRAINEESHIP


ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG TRAINEESHIP

Employer:      Western Region Alcohol and Other Drug Centre Inc

Position:         Full-time contract for 12 months

Location:        Warrnambool

Salary:            up to $60,000 and includes Salary Packaging

Award:            Health Professional and Support services Award

Key Tasks:

  • Work with an AOD mentor to offer counselling to individuals with AOD issues
  • Learn to undertake and provide comprehensive assessment and treatment planning
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Record client data on client information system
  • Enrol and complete Certificate IV in AOD

Key attributes:

  • A passion to want to work in the Alcohol and Other Drugs sector
  • Willing to undertake and complete Certificate IV Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • People with certificate IV or diploma in Community Services can apply.

 

WRAD values diversity and believes that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our work.  We strongly encourage and welcome applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, people with disabilities, people from LGBTIQA+ communities, younger people, older people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

Position Description:

Call 03 55645 777 or email wrad@wrad.org.au to obtain a copy

Applications to be made in writing and addressed to:

Geoff Soma, Director, WRAD Centre

172 Merri Street, Warrnambool 3280

or email wrad@wrad.org.au

Applications close: 5 pm on Friday 20th May 2022




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Organisation

Our Vision & Values

The WRAD Centre’s vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of those in the South Western Region of Victoria affected by Addictive behaviours and to promote optimal enjoyment of life.

The WRAD Centre seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviors and associated issues.

The philosophy of harm minimisation underpins the delivery of all programs offered by WRAD. This principle recognises that people in our society use both licit and illicit drugs, and that drugs can be used in ways that are more or less harmful to individuals, families and society. Harm minimisation offers a number of options designed to reduce the harm of drug use to the user and society.

Resources

Need After Hours Help?

Emergency call 000
For medical issues call South West Healthcare 55 631666
For mental health issues call SWH emergency dep't 55 631 666 or 1800 808 284
For drug and alcohol issues call Directline 1800 888 236
For Lifeline call 13 11 14
Or click on the links below for help.