Positions Available

Alcohol and other Drugs Team Leader / Counsellor

Are you a skilled health services professional with experience working with AOD clients and a keen desire to work in the LGBTI community?

VAC delivers AOD counselling and care and recovery coordination services to the LGBTI community within Melbourne’s Inner South and Inner North catchments.

The Team Leader / Counsellor role is a full-time position responsible for leading the AOD team made up of  2 x FTE Counsellor and 1x FTE Care Recovery Coordination positions and client care services.

The VAC AOD program is committed to delivering evidence-based treatment, innovative service development and will require a commitment to meaningful client involvement and empowerment in their recovery pathway.

The AOD program sits within the wider Counseling, Alcohol and Drugs Services Program (CASP). CASP Counseling services comprises a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians who deliver individual, couples counseling, family inclusive practice and therapeutic group based programs to the HIV and LGBTI communities.

Members of the LGBTI community, those living with HIV and those with lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues are encouraged to apply.

This is a full time ongoing position at 38 hrs per week.

Applicants must address the selection criteria within the position description.

Applications close midnight Thursday 15th October 2015 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Johann Ruth and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au.


VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.