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Community Services Worker - Mission Australia Darwin

Mission Australia is looking for a Community Services Worker in Darwin at the Mission Australia Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Service (MARRTS).

Qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience required to do the role:

  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or other relevant Community Services Qualification or the ability to obtain the necessary qualification within 12 months.
  • A current Applied First Aid qualification.
  • Good numeracy, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate, particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
  • Cultural Awareness.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and problem solving techniques to achieve workplace solutions.
  • Able to work a constantly evolving roster covering extended hours Monday to Saturday.
  • Proven experience with computer programs particularly the Microsoft Office Suite.

Key challenges of the role

  • Working with Intoxicated people within a confined environment.
  • Challenging and at times aggressive client behaviour
  • Fast paced environment with high demands at times.
  • Shift work.

Compliance checks required

  • Working with Children
  • National Police Check
  • Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence
  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and other Drugs or other related Community Services Qualification.

For more information and to apply, please contact Jodie Barlow Barlowj@missionaustralia.com.au