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 are currently recruiting for the following Vacancies:

 

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR (PRISON PROGRAMS)

ALLIED DRUG & ALCOHOL PROGRAMS & TREATMENT (ADAPT)

Part time – 38 hours fortnight (Job Code: CEPTADAPT)

The purpose of this position is to provide consumers involved in the criminal justice system with the necessary support and tools to enable them to reduce the impact and harm of alcohol and other drugs on their lives. The focus of this position is delivering the Pathways program in prison, a group, CBT-based AOD program. This position is scheduled to commence in January 2020.

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 $71,349 – $84,270 (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 Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues.
  • Understanding of comorbidity in relation to clients presenting for alcohol and drug issues.
  • Demonstrated assessment, case management and counselling skills.
  • Good presentation skills and group facilitation skills.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software package including Word and Outlook.
  • Full Work Rights and a current National Police certificate.
  • Department of Justice security clearances (employer initiated)
  • Current WA Drivers licence.

 

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

JDF – ADAPT Prison Program Counsellor Educator 2019

 

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.

For further information, please contact Tom Hopkins– thopkins@cyrenianhouse.com

 

Please email your resume along with a document addressing the Selection Criteria to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com by 5pm, 22nd November 2019.

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 COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR

Rick Hammersley Centre Therapeutic Community (RHCTC)

Full time 76 hours per fortnight (Job Code: CEFTSWCP)

  • Take your skills to the forefront of an innovative not for profit organisation
  • Join a dedicated team of professionals in a beautiful rural setting
  • Enjoy attractive employee benefits and salary packaging,
  • Receive five weeks annual leave (pro rata)

 

ABOUT US

Cyrenian House is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing the highest quality services to make a positive and meaningful difference in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs.

ABOUT YOU

You are an enthusiastic Counsellor Educator who will work with women and children impacted by alcohol and other drug use empowering families in their journey towards a drug free life.

You are a skilled group facilitator delivering psycho/educational and therapeutic groups. Utilising your knowledge of family systems and child development you support both the women and children in our community to acquire the skills and knowledge that will best equip them for a future of opportunity and choice.

Your role, in the Saranna team, will play an essential part in helping positively change lives.

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.

Remuneration and Benefits: Salary level 4-5, $71,349 – $84,270 (per annum, pro rata)

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have a degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the 12 step philosophy and “Community as a method Treatment Model”.
  • Experience in working with women and children with a sound knowledge of women’s issues and developmental issues for children.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Well-developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug use.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Have a current National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

 

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

JDF – Counsellor Educator RHTC SWCP August 2019

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.

For further information, please contact Elise Copland – ecopland@cyrenianhouse.com

 

Please email applications to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com by 5pm, 29th November 2019.

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