<div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial">An exciting and fulfilling opportunity exists for an experienced Social Worker, Counsellor or Psychologist with a strong interest in working alongside and improving the lives and wellbeing of people experiencing drug and alcohol issues, to join the supportive, experienced and dedicated Hornsby Drug and Alcohol Community Counselling team. </p> <div><b>Employment Type</b>: Temporary Full Time until 16 December 2021<br /> <b>Position Classification</b>: Dependent on qualifications<br /> <b>Remuneration</b>: $1235.43 - $1939.82 per week<br /> <b>Hours Per Week</b>: 38<br /> <b>Requisition ID</b>: REQ214383</div> <div><strong>Salary</strong>:</div> <div>Social Worker/Counsellor Level 1/2: $1235.43 - $1789.87 per week </div> <div>Psychologist: $1305.00 - $1939.82 per week<br /> <br /> <b>Where you'll be working</b><br /> Hornsby Drug and Alcohol Service, Hornsby Hospital Derby Street Hornsby NSW 2077<br /> <br /> <b>What you'll be doing</b></div> <div>With a strong interest in and commitment to improving the lives and wellbeing of people experiencing drug and alcohol issues and their families, you will be providing evidence based counselling strategies and quality management of clinical situations for assessment and counselling for drug and alcohol clients and their families with or without mental health co-morbidities. You will also be working collaboratively with internal and external services/stakeholders and provide client referral and consultancy with appropriate agencies.</div> <div> </div> <div>Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:</div> </div> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <ol> <li>Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.</li> <li>Recognised qualifications suitable for a mental health professional, with current registration through the relevant Professional Board of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, or eligibility for Membership for Social Workers with the AASW.</li> <li>Demonstrated current clinical knowledge and experience to effectively manage clinical issues in the assessment and treatment of people with drug and alcohol problems.</li> <li>Previous experience in the assessment and/or management of people with co-morbid substance use disorders and mental health problems.</li> <li>Experience in health promotion, quality projects, accreditation and ability to help with research.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, liaise with key stakeholders and provide education to other health professionals, and the boarder community on drug and alcohol issues.</li> <li>Sound communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to document accurately, write clearly and succinctly, and consult effectively with others.</li> <li>Competency in the use of information and communication technology, including standard office software, for email, internet , analysis of clinical data, and clinical documentation. Hold a current NSW Driver’s Licence.</li> </ol> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> </p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial;">Need more information?<br /> 1) Click here for the <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ214383" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> 2) Find out more about <a href="https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/app-info" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Allison White on Allison.White@health.nsw.gov.au or 0429 374 016<br /> <br /> <b>Applications Close: 8 March 2021</b></p> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> </p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> </p>
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