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Alcohol & Other Drugs Program Coordinator - Kalano

Kalano Community Association is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person for the following vacancy in the Alcohol & Other Drugs Services Team.  

Brief Summary of role: 

The Alcohol & Other Drugs Program Coordinator will facilitate access to a range of evidenced based treatments and aftercare services for clients who are completing a period of Residential Rehabilitation. 

To coordinate a number of activities undertaken within our AOD Services – admission, treatment pathways and plans, education, health, legal and social; are undertaken in a timely and appropriate manner.

This will involve building strong and influential relationships with colleagues and clients. 

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the provision of a culturally appropriate service to all individual clients. Salary and Conditions: 

Full Time - $75,000 - $90,000 

Hours of work: 

37.5 hrs per week - Monday to Friday – 7.5 hours per day 

Selection Criteria 

• Sound understanding of the AOD Rehabilitation and Harm Minimisation principles
• Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of appropriate AOD treatment programs to Indigenous clients
• Demonstrated understanding of working in an Indigenous Organisation
• Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse team as well as unsupervised when required
• Working knowledge of Policies and Procedures pertaining to the AOD industry
• Demonstrated report writing skills including ability to give sound advice to program and clinical managers
• Good computer skills with an ability to quickly learn new online systems
• Working knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunities, Work Health Safety and Human Resource principles and practices
• Appropriate qualifications in AOD or ability to acquire
• Necessary licences including current Criminal History Check, NT Drivers Licence and Ochre Card.

Position Descriptions can be obtained from Human Resources. All applications are to address the selection criteria included in the advertisement above and to be sent to Human Resources: Phone 08 89722588 or email  

Applications close 27 April.