Position Vacant: YFCC NWRADS Counsellor / Project Officer

Nic McBride

31 March 2017 12:00 am - 5:00 pm Australia/Hobart

Frank Lyons, Team Leader, on 0418170517

Full-time (subject to funding)

Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc. is a local Not-For-Profit Community Organisation that provides a range of health and wellbeing services to young people, families and communities throughout the North West Coast of Tasmania.

We are seeking applications for the position of North-West Regional Drug and Alcohol (NWRADS) Counsellor / Project Officer, to work within our Alcohol and Other Drug (ATOD) and Health Promotions Teams.

The position is based in Devonport, and works across the Mersey Leven area, aiming to improve the health, social and family functioning of individuals and families who may be experiencing problems associated with substance misuse, enabling them to reach their full capacity and participate positively in their community by providing specialist outreach ATOD

  • Assessment
  • Counselling
  • Supported Referral
  • Group work & education
  • Targeted health promotion activities.

The person we are looking for will be engaging, articulate and knowledgeable in the areas of ATOD and Health and Wellbeing. They will have tertiary qualifications in social welfare, or equivalent, and experience in ATOD counselling.

To qualify for an interview applicants must have a current Driver’s License AND a Working with Vulnerable People Registration, and be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical.

For the successful applicant the generous remuneration package includes:

  • Salary in accordance with of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 commencing at Level 5.
  • Use of vehicle for work and personal use
  • Mobile phone for work use
  • Training and professional development provision
  • Salary sacrifice

Further information about the position and an application package, including position description and selection criteria can be obtained by contacting the Team Leader, Frank Lyons, on 0418170517 or email frank@yfcc.com.au.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Frank Lyons
Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc.
81 Oldaker Street
Devonport 7310

Or email to frank@yfcc.com.au

Applications will be accepted up until 5pm on Friday, 31st March 2017.