Senior Clinician Alcohol & Other Drugs

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About us

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: wellington Shire and Latrobe Valley. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program

About the team 

.RDAC prides itself on its strong, culturally appropriate support and friendly team culture, which are all linked into our desire to improve the lives of those who have often social emotional wellbeing issues, drug and alcohol concerns or are involved with the justice system.

We provide holistic quality services, which meet the needs of the communities in which we deliver services. All of Ramahyuck clinic’s are accredited against the RACGP Standards and registered with GPA+. Our health team professionals provide a comprehensive range of health care services inclusive of: health checks, general medical complaints, immunisation, diabetes education, venepuncture, maternity care and chronic disease management.

About the role

  • Based in Sale VIC 3850
  • Full time 38 hours per week
  • Salary from SCHADS level 4.1 up to 5.1 dependent on qualifications and experience + super
  • Salary Packaging options – Increase your take home pay!

We have an opportunity to join an energetic multi-disciplinary team, that is focused on improving the health and wellbeing of the local aboriginal community, within the role of the Senior Alcohol and Drugs Clinician .

The role will assist clients to overcome various identified Alcohol & Other Drug issues. Provide assistance, which is based upon on a harm minimisation approach, lead health promotion, education, developing and maintenance of Aboriginal /TI community linkages, referral support and counselling. The position will partner with the client in their individual treatment journey and in conjunction with the above, provides appropriate flexible support. Your clients will engage on a voluntary and mandated nature and will range in complexities.

This role is also responsible for providing day to day support, clinical direction and practice guidance to the wider teams of AOD and SEWB/MH

Requirements for the role

  1. Minimum Diploma or above qualification in AOD/Mental Health or related discipline
  2. Hold, or be eligible to hold DFFH AOD Forensic Accreditation or membership to other like industry body (Desirable)
  3. Current Victorian Driver’s License
  4. Current Victorian Working with Children’s Check
  5. Satisfactory criminal history check
  6. Satisfactory pre-employment drug & alcohol screening
  7. Full vaccination against COVID19

What we offer

  • Meaningful jobs that make a difference in our local community
  • Company uniform, pool cars, mobile phones and IT equipment provided to relevant positions
  • Competitive salaries
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Monthly accrued day off offered for full time employees
  • Paid Christmas closure period
  • Ramahyuck exclusive public holidays included in our Enterprise Agreement
  • Attractive tax-free salary packaging benefit
  • Supportive Employee Assistance program
  • On site car parking
  • Employee discount at our local Arts and Crafts shop

For further information only, please contact –

Applications will be shortlisted as they are received

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. therefore we require successful applicants to obtain a satisfactory criminal history check, satisfactory pre employment AOD test and an Employee Working with Children Check. we also require all Ramahyuck employees to have received a minimum of 3 doses of the COVID19 vaccination

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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