Cyrenian House is a leading not-for-profit organisation operating within the alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment sector in Western Australia since 1981. With an ethos of consumer engagement, reflective and innovative practice, Cyrenian House delivers professional and effective education, counselling and rehabilitative treatment services, making a positive and meaningful difference in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs.
We currently have the following vacancy in our organisation.
ABORIGINAL FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
North Metro Community Alcohol and Other Drug Service
Part time – 52.5 hours fortnight (Job Code (AFSWPTNMCADS)
We have an exciting opportunity for an Aboriginal Family Support Worker to join our team at the North Metro Community Alcohol and Other Drug Service (NMCADS).
This person will provide informal counselling, mentoring, interactive therapeutic activities, education, mediation and support to consumers. They will also be required to develop relationships with the local Aboriginal community and provide culturally secure training across the organisation.
If you are interested in this position and you possess a sound level of knowledge and skills, together with well-established work practices that exercise initiative and sound judgment, we would like to hear from you.
Salary level 4-5, $67,310 – $79,500 (per annum, pro rata)
“Cyrenian House considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under section 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).”
This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.
The successful candidate will:
- Identify as anAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
- Have a Certificate III in Community Services and AOD and / or experience in working with Indigenous people in an AOD service (minimum).
- Possess a sound knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues impacting on Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.
- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal.
- Have a demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
- Take an active role in Continuous Quality Improvement.
- Have a current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
- Have a Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle
For further information, please contact Eric Nordberg – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.
Please email applications to email@example.com by 5pm, 24th January, 2019.