Dual Diagnosis Clinician

Full time 3 year contract
Location: Warrnambool
Salary: Competitive remuneration package including Salary Packaging
Award: Health Professional and Support Services Award

The Dual Diagnosis Clinician will provide a hopeful and recovery oriented co-occurring capable service. This will be promoted by working collaboratively between local services in a manner that ensures client’s needs are met and assisting their navigation towards implementing effective treatment and support plans.

Key Tasks

• Provide high quality engagement, treatment and support to individuals who access dual diagnosis services, including brief interventions and group work
• Case manage, coordinate and support clients with multiple and complex needs
• Liaise with primary health, mental health, and other AOD and mental health services to support integrated care and a whole of health response

Qualifications/Experience
• Tertiary qualification in a health related discipline is required
• A minimum Certificate IV Community Service (Alcohol & other Drugs) or equivalent is necessary. If you do not have Certificate IV Alcohol and Drugs WRAD will provide a contribution towards training costs
• Understanding of current evidence around best practice responses to the needs of persons with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

Position Description: Call 1300 000 9723 or email wrad@wrad.org.au
Applications to be made in writing to:
Geoff Soma, Director, WRAD Centre
172 Merri Street Warrnambool 3280
or email to wrad@wrad.org.au
Applications close: 3rd May, 2019

SLIDING DOORS FACILITATOR

The Great South Coast Drug Treatment Consortium with the Western Region Alcohol and Drug Centre as the lead agency has a vacancy for a full-time Group Facilitator.
The Facilitator will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing targeted service delivery.
Position Overview:
This position supports the development and delivery of evidence-based individual and group therapeutic intervention designed to
• Provide a range of interventions including groups to assist individuals to reduce or cease harmful alcohol and other drug use.
• Assist participants to establish healthier lifestyles free of problematic alcohol and other drug use.
• To provide non-residential treatment interventions to support clients.
• Provide support and linking to external services.
QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
• A relevant tertiary qualification is desired.
• A minimum Certificate IV Community Services (Alcohol and other Drugs) or equivalent is necessary. If you do not have Certificate IV Alcohol and Drugs WRAD will provide a contribution towards training costs. An attractive salary including salary packaging benefits is available for this position and will be based on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The salary will be aligned with the Health Professional and other Support Services award.
CONTACT: 1300 009 723 to obtain a job description.
APPLICATIONS to be in writing and forwarded to Geoff Soma, Director, WRAD Centre, 172 Merri Street, Warrnambool 3280 or email to wrad@wrad.org.au by 5 pm on 23rd April, 2019

DARE YOUTH PRACTITIONER

The Western Region Alcohol and Drug Centre as the lead agency in partnership with Brophy Family and Youth Services on behalf of the Great South Coast Alcohol and Drug Treatment consortium have a vacancy for a youth practitioner.

The DARE program provides an integrated early intervention service response to vulnerable young people with or at risk of alcohol and other drug concerns. The service will build capacity of key youth services to effectively identify and refer young people with substance abuse issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To offer counselling and facilitate groups to at risk young people.
• To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide an early intervention approach to young people with substance use issues.
• To liaise with a range of local health, justice and welfare networks.
• To enhance capacity building throughout youth agencies to identify and refer high risk young people to appropriate AOD services.
• To provide enhanced integrated approaches that meet young people’s multiple needs.
• To streamline referral pathways for young people accessing AOD services.
• To provide secondary consultation to a broad range of youth service requiring Alcohol and drug expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

• A relevant tertiary qualification is desired.
• A minimum Certificate IV Community Services (Alcohol and other Drugs) or equivalent is necessary. If you do not have Certificate IV Alcohol and Drugs WRAD will provide a contribution towards training costs.
• An attractive salary including salary packaging benefits is available for this position and will be based on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. The salary will be aligned with the Health Professional and other Support Services award.
CONTACT: 1300 009 723 to obtain a job description.

APPLICATIONS to be in writing and forwarded to Geoff Soma, Director, WRAD Centre, 172 Merri Street, Warrnambool 3280 or email to wrad@wrad.org.au by 5pm on 25th April, 2019

GENERAL PRACTITIONER

 

HANDBURY MEDICAL SUITES:

WRAD has a vacancy for a full-time General Practitioner to work at our AGPAL accredited bulk billing General Practice in Warrnambool, South West Victoria

POSITION: Full-time General Practitioner – 10 sessions per week

ROLE: To provide clinical care to patients presenting at the Handbury Medical suites. The practice provides a mixture of general practice presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS: MBBS
Current registration with APHRA
Current vocational registration required.
FRACGP and/or FACRRM

EMPLOYMENT SUITABILITY CHECKS REQUIRED INCLUDE:
Victorian Working with Children Checks (WWC)
National Police Checks
International Police Checks

DRIVERS LICENCE: Current Victorian Licence is required.

CONTRACT: 2 year Contract available with an opportunity to negotiate beyond this period by mutual negotiation.
Generous remuneration or a percentage of Medicare benefits is negotiable.
Salary packaging and superannuation is provided

FURTHER INFORMATION:
Contact Geoff Soma, Director of WRAD on 1300 009 723

Job Description available from WRAD ph: 1300 009 723 or email a request to wrad@wrad.org.au