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Recovery Support Coordinator - Katherine

Kalano Community Association is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person for the following vacancy in the

Alcohol & Drugs Services Team.

Brief Summary of role:

Working in partnership with Mission Australia, the Recovery Support Officer shall be responsible for tailored case management for clients at the Yarrlalah Recovery Centre. The Recovery Support Officer shall provide Alcohol and Other Drugs education and psycho-social support to people with AOD substance misuse issues.

The Recovery Support Officer shall work closely with other service providers to identify participant pathways to recovery. They will also assist with addressing the underlying problem behind the substance misuse, such as health, housing, family, legal and financial issues.

Salary and Conditions:

Annual salary - $62,000 – $68,000

Hours of work:

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

Selection Criteria

  • Cross cultural awareness and effective communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a multi-disciplined client base, including persons who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
  • Experience in case management.
  • Experience providing Alcohol & Drugs and/or Mental Health services or similar.
  • Experience working with Indigenous persons.
  • Ability to monitor client progress, develop treatment plans and report on client success.
  • Experience reporting to Government and/or Executive Management.
  • Current NT Drivers Licence, National Police Check 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 hr@kalano.org.au.