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Illicit Drug Referral Officer - Amity Community Services

Amity is a for-purpose community organisation based in Darwin. Amity delivers a range of professional evidence-informed services and programs that encourage healthier habits and lifestyles. Amity specialises in the areas of alcohol, other drugs, gambling and associated areas of mental health.

Amity works with people to understand their needs, enabling us to work collaboratively in planning tips and strategies, building upon current skills and/or developing new skills that may assist people in practical ways when changing. Amity works in a manner that is non-judgemental, supportive and encouraging. We are recognised for our commitment, connection and contribution to our community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As the Illicit Drug Referral Officer, you are directly responsible to the Program Manager. The aim of this role is to work in consultation and collaboration with the Health Promotion Officer and Counselling Service team to contribute to the overall program development, delivery and sustainability.

  • Develop health promotion material with key messages and information about illicit drugs;
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Disseminate health promotion materials;
  • Promote referral pathways into treatment relating to illicit drug use;
  • Work in collaboration with the Counselling Team to compile reports as required; and
  • Develop and deliver training and information sessions for community organisations.
  • Participate in the review, evaluation, analysis and continuous improvement of the organisation within the internal quality management system.

Applicants are welcome to contact habitwise@amity.org.au using the subject line: 

Illicit Drug Referral Officer application.

A position description can be obtained from the above email.

Closing Date 12 November 2021