The Buttery AOD Case Manager: Therapeutic Community and Maintenance to Abstinence Program – 2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

About the role: In this role, you’ll get to work in a supportive multi-disciplinary team including a GP, Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, Case Managers and Support Workers to improve the wellbeing of participants. You’ll guide and support participants through The Buttery’s treatment programs and teach skills that bring meaningful and positive change.

The Buttery’s Residential Therapeutic Community (TC) and Maintenance to Abstinence (MTA) programs are abstinence-based rehabilitation programs that treat adults with substance and other drug misuse. You will be supporting the Therapeutic Community treatment model which focuses on social, psychological, and behavioural dimensions of substance use. The program’s motto – Community as Method – uses the community to heal individuals emotionally and supports the development of positive behaviours, attitudes, and values of healthy living.

Hours and location:  35 hours per week over 4 days, Monday to Friday between 8.30am – 6.30 pm.  We are based in Binna Burra which is approximately five minutes from Bangalow.

Selection Criteria
1. Diploma qualifications or above in Counselling, AOD, Social Work, Psychology or Community Services.
2. Licences and checks: A current and valid Driver’s Licence, a current COVID vaccination, satisfactory current Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check before commencement.
3. Demonstrated experience working in the AOD and mental health sector
4. Experience in delivering psycho educational groups and facilitating therapeutic groups
5. Case management and 1:1 counselling experience
6. Demonstrated proficiency using the Microsoft suite, a variety of databases and video conferencing applications.
7. Desirable criteria: Lived experience of AOD recovery is preferable.
8. Experience treating people with a background of trauma with an understanding of trauma informed practice is an advantage.

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