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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 29318
Position Title Forensic Counsellor
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text • Flexible working hours
• Attractive Salary Packaging
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations


Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Peninsula Health currently has an opportunity for an experienced and person centered Forensic AOD Counselor to join our Alcohol and Other Drug program .The counsellor supports positive behavioral change and recovery in people through providing evidence-based therapeutic individual, group and family counselling interventions.

Please refer to the position description for further information.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

• Tertiary qualifications appropriate to the position such as social work, counselling or psychology
• Certificate IV, or Diploma in Alcohol and other Drugs
• Undergraduate degree relevant to Alcohol and Other Drugs or Postgraduate course
• Understanding of the Child Information Sharing Scheme, the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme and MARAM – Multi Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (desirable)

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstrated experience working with at-risk and vulnerable people with dual diagnosis
Essential: Tertiary qualifications appropriate to the position such as social work, counselling or psychology
Essential: Certificate IV, or Diploma in Alcohol and other Drugs Undergraduate degree relevant to Alcohol and Other Drugs or Postgraduate course in Addiction with minimum qualifications of the Alcohol and Other Drug Skill set (AOD Core Competencies)
Contact Person Rob White
Contact Number 0397848383
Contact Email rwhite@phcn.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 02/12/2021
Position Description AOD Forensic Counsellor P.D.pdf