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Case Manager (12-month vacancy) - DASA

DASA has a 12-month vacancy for an experienced Case Manager to work at Aranda House Therapeutic Community in Mparntwe (Alice Springs). Aranda House is a 20 bed residential rehabilitation program, with an additional 8 bed transitional program attached. The successful candidate will form part of a small team of Case Managers and will be committed, reliable and highly motivated.

The Key Responsibilities of the Case Manager are:

  • Developing, facilitating and participating in the community programs relating to relapse prevention, harm reduction, health promotion and wellbeing activities.
  • Developing and reviewing case management plans using a person-centred approach, in collaboration with residents and key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining accurate, timely and relevant client records.
  • Conducting Assessment, Intake & Exit of residents as required.
  • Role modelling healthy, pro-social behaviour through appropriate and respectful behaviour.
  • Encouraging, facilitating and supporting positive contact between residents and their families, friends, significant others, as well as other stakeholders relevant to the resident's treatment journey.
  • Contributing to continuous quality improvement and a safe workplace.

Qualifications

  • Certificate IV / Diploma (or higher) in Community Services (AOD) or related field or substantial progress toward achieving this.
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment (TAE) Desirable

Experience / Knowledge / Skills

Essential:

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to converse with a diverse range of residents and fellow staff in a non-judgemental and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Experience and confidence in facilitating therapeutic group sessions.
  • Knowledge of the harms caused by alcohol and other drug misuse.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Therapeutic Community model and the Community As Method approach.
  • Experience in conducting assessments with sensitivity and eliciting relevant and accurate information.
  • Experience in the development of  various case management plans, including risk management, relapse prevention, treatment, and exit plans.
  • Demonstrated Case Management experience, including brief intervention techniques, motivational interviewing and case noting.
  • The ability to work in a methodical and organised fashion while having appropriate boundaries with residents.

Special Conditions

  • A current and valid driver's license
  • Ability to be ‘On-Call’ on a rotating roster basis
  • National Police Clearance required
  • Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance) required
  • Smoke Free working environment
  • All employees are required to submit to regular and random alcohol and drug testing by breath, urine and mouth swab analysis.

To Apply:

Submit your resume and a letter of no more than two pages outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Apply here.