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AOD Case Manager

Branch: Canberra

Full time position


Competitive salary and benefits


Located in Braddon


An exciting opportunity has become available at CatholicCare for an experienced Alcohol and Other Drugs Case Manager. The primary objective of the ADO Case Manager is 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 primary objective of this position is 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 AOD Case Manager will provide strengths-based case management via assertive outreach to individuals aged 16 years and older, 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; helping people in the wider community in a new and innovative program. 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


The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant social welfare or health discipline and completion of AOD specific training (i.e.  equivalent to the four core competencies of Cert IV in Alcohol and Other Drug Work, or working towards)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the client group and their needs
  • Demonstrated experience delivering case management support
  • High standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work, Health & Safety and Confidentiality


To Apply


To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering Letter
  • Address each Selection Criteria above in no more than 2 pages


Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.   You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers license, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card.
  Please download the selection criteria:AOD Case Manager PD Aug 24


Please send your applications to: abbey.andrews@catholiccare.cg.org.au


Closing Date: 5pm 10th September 2021 or when the 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.