Current Employment Opportunities

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 vacancies within the organisation. If you think you have the skills and experience required for these roles, we would like to hear from you.

 

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR

Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC)

Full time – 76 hours per fortnight

We are excited to be involved in new Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC).  As such we are seeking a Counsellor Educator within the Cyrenian House Wandoo TC team. Reporting directly to the TC Manager, you will work closely with Department of Justice staff to ensure the provision of professional alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselling, education and support to the residents in a prison environment.

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)

This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a degree in Social, Behavioural, Education, Health Sciences or equivalent experience and training in the AOD sector.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of “Community as a method Treatment Model”.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug use.
  • Have well developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Well-developed verbal and Cwritten communication skills.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Current National Police Certificate, WWCC and First Aid Certificate.
  • Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

For further information, please contact Peta Hughes, Manager – phughes@cyrenianhouse.com

To download a copy of the JDF containing the selection criteria please click on the link below:

JDF Counsellor Educator – Wandoo TC

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria in their application.

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 pdeval@cyrenianhouse.com by 5pm, 18th July, 2018

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CLINICAL COORDINATOR

Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community

Full time – 76 hours per fortnight (Job Code CCFTWANDOO)

Do you see yourself in a Leadership role in the alcohol and other drug sector?

We have an exciting opportunity to provide on-site leadership at the new Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC).  The Clinical Coordinator works autonomously under broad direction from the Therapeutic Community (TC) Manager to coordinate service delivery within the WANDOO Therapeutic Community. The role will also include provision of supervision and support to the WANDOO Therapeutic Community Team with a focus on consumer engagement.

The Clinical Coordinator leads the provision of treatment that is multidimensional involving therapy, education, values and skills development utilising the Community as Method treatment approach. If you are interested in this position and you possess a good level of relevant knowledge and skills, together with well-established work practices that exercise initiative and sound judgment, we would like to hear from you.

Salary level 6 – 7, $81,249 – $91,372 (per annum, pro rata)

This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Degree in Social, Behavioural, Education, Health Sciences or equivalent experience and the AOD sector.
  • Solid experience in leading and providing clinical supervision to multi-disciplinary teams who work with vulnerable client groups.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the provision of assessment, counselling, therapeutic approaches and treatment planning for people with AOD related issues.
  • High level of emotional intelligence and the ability to effectively lead, engage and work with a multidisciplinary team, clients and stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrated experience in working with women and children who are experiencing multiple unmet needs.
  • Demonstrated problem soSCEFTNMCADSlving skills and mediation skills.
  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills, including experience in report writing.
  • Have a focus on continuous quality improvement and best practice.
  • Current “C” class driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

For further information, please contact Peta Hughes, Manager – phughes@cyrenianhouse.com

To download a copy of the JDF containing the selection criteria please click on the link below:

JDF – Clinical Coordinator WANDOO – July 18

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria in their application.

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 pdeval@cyrenianhouse.com by 5pm, 24th July, 2018.

Please be advised that due to the urgency to fill this position, shortlisting may commence before the closing date.

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SENIOR COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR

North Metro Community Alcohol and Other Drug Service

 Full time – 76 hours fortnight (Job Code SCEFTNMCADS)

The Senior Counsellor maintains a direct treatment and prevention focus with the aim of reducing harm associated with AOD use. Additionally, the Senior Counsellor supports the delivery of a professional AOD service by providing appropriate levels of supervision for volunteer counsellors and any other positions as directed by the Clinical Coordinator or Service Manager.

The Senior Counsellor offers clinical guidance, support and informal leadership to the NMCADS team, particularly when the Service Manager and Clinical Coordinator are absent. This role is responsible for delivering culturally secure alcohol and drug services (AOD) such as informal counselling, education and support to the individuals and families engaging in our service.

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)

This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Ability to provide assessment, counselling, referral as well as AOD information and support to all consumer groups as appropriate.
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and provision of clinical supervision to staff.
  • Experience working with consumers with complex AOD and mental health issues.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including after normal office hours, as required for comprehensive service delivery.
  • The ability to adapt to varying working environments in the delivery of outreach services
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Ability to design and deliver educational group sessions as required in order to promote confidence and skills development to support lifestyle changes and address offending, addiction behaviours.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to take appropriate individual and team responsibility.
  • Current Police clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Current “C’ class driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

 

For further information, please contact Eric Nordberg – enordbeg@cyrenianhouse.com

To download a copy of the JDF containing the selection criteria please click on the link below:

JDF – Senior Counsellor Educator NMCADS July 2018

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria in their application.

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 pdeval@cyrenianhouse.com by 5 pm, 25th July 2018.

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SARANNA EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE

Qualified Room Leader (QRLPTSECECC)

Part time – up to 76 hours per fortnight (Mon – Fri)

Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre (SECECC) is a not-for-profit centre of excellence, located in Cullacabardee (5 mins from Ellenbrook or Landsdale).

The service operates between 6.15am and 6pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays and is closed for 2 weeks over Christmas. SECECC is a purpose built centre, providing excellent working conditions and facilities for staff.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced room leader to join our team of professional staff providing high quality care and education to Children attending our service. This position is in a very busy 20 place toddler room and requires a competent person able to commence in the role with limited training and supervision.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a full understanding of the role requirements
  • Possess strong organisation skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrate great confidence in your service delivery and documentation of the program.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have an interest in working in a unique centre with close connections to families that use the neighbouring services.
  • Have a sound knowledge of EYLF and NQF’s.

In order to be considered for this position you MUST have:

  • A completed Diploma in Children’s Services or equivalent
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience as a room leader 
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Asthma Management Anaphylaxis Management

This position comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

To download a copy of the JDF containing the selection criteria please click on the link below:

JDF – Diploma Qualified Room Leader.docx 2018

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.

For further information please contact Rachel Halligan – email rhalligan@cyrenianhouse.com

 Please email applications to rhalligan@cyrenianhouse.com

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 Therapeutic Community Coach

Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community

Full time – 76 hours per fortnight (Job Code TCCFTWANDOO)

Do you see yourself in a Coaching role in the alcohol and other drug sector?

We have an exciting opportunity to provide on-site therapeutic community coaching at the new Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC).  The Therapeutic Community Coach is required to work in the context of a TC, facilitating the Community as Method (CAM) treatment approach and providing leadership and support to the WANDOO Program team.

The Therapeutic Community Coach’s role is to ensure the effective implementation of the therapeutic model within the WANDOO Therapeutic Community (TC). Working in   collaboration with the Service Manager you will support the team to deliver evidenced based, best practice residential treatment services to the residents of the program whilst meeting outcomes and funding performance indicators.

Attractive Remuneration Package on offer for the right candidate

This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will :

  • Have substantial Therapeutic Community experience
  • Have a Degree in Social, Behavioural, Education, Health Sciences or equivalent experience and the AOD sector.
  • Demonstrate Leadership and resiliency skills
  • Have an excellent understanding of the complex range of issues related to substance misuse.
  • Have Experience in designing, delivering and evaluating groups.
  • Have Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Possess demonstrated skills and experience in the provision of assessment, counselling, therapeutic approaches and treatment planning for people with AOD related issues.
  • Have demonstrated problem solving skills and mediation
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, and written communication skills, including experience in report writing.
  • Have a focus on continuous quality improvement and best practice.
  • Have a current “C” class driver’s license and a reliable
  • Have a current National Police Certificate, WWCC and First Aid Certificate.

 

For further information, please contact Peta Hughes, Manager – phughes@cyrenianhouse.com

To download a copy of the JDF containing the selection criteria please click on the link below:

JDF – TC Coach WANDOO July 2018

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria in their application.

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 pdeval@cyrenianhouse.com by 5pm, 30th July 2018.