Positions Available

Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) 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?

We're now recruiting for an appropriately qualified alcohol and drug treatment professional with leadership acumen. Clinically, you will have demonstrable skills and experience in delivering trauma- informed AOD counselling and brief intervention. Knowledge of HIV and Hep C is desirable.

The AOD Team Leader/ Counsellor sits within the Counselling, Alcohol and Drugs Services Program and leads a small team of three. The successful candidate will continue to build upon the success of the AOD service with a focus on evidence-based treatment, innovative service development and training. You will require a commitment to meaningful client involvement and empowerment.

This position offers you an opportunity to be a part of the VAC’s leadership team at a time of overall program development and innovation; to engage in training and capacity building and to work collaboratively with the Health Promotion team on AOD related community education and health promotion campaigns.  

Click here for a detailed position description, including selection criteria.

Applications close at midnight Sunday 2 October 2016

To apply:

Written applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume and the names and contact details of three professional referees should be should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Johann Ruth and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au

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


VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.