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Alcohol & Other Drug Case Manager

Branch: Canberra

We’re growing! Do you want to join our Allied Health Team?   Competitive salary and benefits

Full Time and/or Part Time positions

Based in ACT

Exciting opportunities to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations.

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a presence in the community for over 60 years providing a range of services. We are looking for an enthusiastic Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Case Manager to join our team of allied health professionals.

We are currently seeking an AOD Case Manager to improve alcohol and other drugs treatment service outcomes across the ACT by engaging hard to reach clients and building linkages across the broader AOD treatment sector, primary and allied health services and emergency services including police, ambulance and hospital staff.

The Role

The AOD Case Manager will provide strengths-based case management via assertive outreach to individuals aged 16 years to support reduction or cessation of alcohol and /or other drug use and associated harms. In addition, the AOD Case Manager will engage in collaborative care planning and coordination with the client, provide client-centred support and advocacy, facilitate appropriate referrals and deliver evidence-based interventions.  

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.  

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant social welfare or health discipline and completion of, or working towards AOD Skill Set
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key issues facing people using AOD
  • Demonstrated experience delivering case management support
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and Confidentiality
  To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People’s Card (if working in the ACT)
  • a Working with Children Check (if working in NSW)
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering letter
  • Address each area in the selection criteria.
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. Previous applicants need not apply.

Please download the selection criteria:AOD Case Manager PD Nov 20  

Please send your applications to:

Closing Date: Until position is filled

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.