Dual Diagnosis Clinician

Dual Diagnosis Clinician

The Salvation Army | miranda, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Why this role matters

Located in Miranda, Pathways Miranda offers community-based support to people experiencing problematic alcohol and other drugs use across the Sutherland Shire.

Our service provides:

  • Comprehensive assessment, individualised treatment/recovery plans and case management
  • Holistic treatment service that focus on physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing, individualised 1-1 sessions, facilitated groups and living skills training
  • Active referral to a range of primary health and community services
  • About the role

    We are currently seeking a values-driven and proactive Dual Diagnosis Clinician to provide specialist dual-diagnosis assessment, treatment and referral for people with co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health problems in accordance within a participant-led, recovery-based framework.

    Other key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and monitor individual treatment plans and maintain case management documentation, records, reports and data collection, utilising established case planning procedures.
  • Facilitate the delivery of therapeutic groups and brief intervention to clients as part of a holistic and harm minimisation treatment approach
  • Assess and mitigate client and program risk in accordance with TSA policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrate commitment to an environment that values continuous improvement and innovation in the delivery of high-quality services.
  • Provide Dual-Diagnosis expertise and support to the broader AOD Services team, as required.
  • Acquire and maintain a good working knowledge of referral and support options for clients.
  • What we offer

  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation
  • This is a fixed term fulltime position (continuation dependant on funding). Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 5

    You will successfully

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline (Social work, psychology, mental health nursing etc.)
  • Completed 4 AOD Skill Set Units (or willing to undertake/complete during employment).
  • Current Drivers licence.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with unpredictable situations and behaviours utilising de-escalation techniques.
  • Comply with The Salvation Army Organisational Code of Conduct which includes an alcohol, gambling and drug free workplace
  • First aid certificate.
  • Ability to critically reflect on professional practice and attitudes.
  • Ability to develop and tailor programs to meet client’s needs.
  • Seeks new ideas, embraces new opportunities and adapts to change.
  • A current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

    *Please address the SELECTION CRITERIA in a cover letter along with CV when applying