• Part Time
  • Whyalla

Uniting Communities Incorporated

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services.

About The Role

New ROADS is a growing, dynamic and supportive team of professionals providing holistic and innovative drug and alcohol and comorbidity services. We provide 1:1 counselling, group work, case management and residential rehabilitation across our service. We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual who is keen to join the team and provide the highest standard of client support.

Located in Whyalla

To discuss in confidence, call Ethan on 0497 511 184

The New ROADS Case Worker role incorporates a diverse mix of responsibilities including:

  • office and outreach based, therapeutic and practical AOD services for our residential client group
  • supporting people who are accessing our AOD residential program to make long term, healthy changes in their lives
  • developing partnerships with the community to create better outcomes for clients and drive referrals into the service
  • breaking down the stigma associated with AOD and mental health issues

About You

You will possess a minimum of Cert IV in AOD or equivalent education, or a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or other related field.  You will have demonstrated professional experience in providing intensive support and case work with clients.  You will have experience working with internal staff and external stakeholders from other agencies.  Additionally, you will have a strong ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse range of clients, community groups and agencies.

Vaccination Requirements

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in a SA Health/health care setting.

About the Remuneration

This role is remunerated at the Uniting Communities General Staff Agreement, Professional Services Level 3, and dependent on previous experience and Qualifications.

We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees, including a past or current supervisor.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.