Positions Available

Project Worker – Contract Position - Part Time (0.8)

Community Development Worker Class 2B / (SCHADS) SACS Level 5

VAC is seeking an experienced, highly motivated applicant to work in its Counselling Services Team to work on an exciting program. This program, Altered States, aims to provide therapeutic group and individual support for members of the GLBT community that are experiencing problematic substance use and mental health concerns. This program will also involve capacity building in both alcohol and other drug services and GLBT targeted services.  

The successful applicant will contribute to the development of the design, implementation and evaluation of the program. Experience in alcohol and drug services and/or group facilitation preferred. The successful applicant will also be required to provide individual counselling.

The position is 4 days (30.4 hours) a week – Community Development Worker Class 2B / (SCHADS) SACS Level 5 $60,077 to $66,769 pro rata commensurate with experience (plus 9.5% superannuation and optional salary packaging). The position is a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2015, with the possibility of ongoing employment subject to funding. The applicant must address the selection criteria within the Position Description.

For more information, contact Johann Ruth on (03) 9865 6700 or recruitment@vac.org.au.

Applications close midnight Tuesday 2 September 2014 and should be sent to: recruitment@vac.org.au

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Manager, Counselling and AOD Services Program (CASP)

VAC is seeking a collaborative and dynamic leader to provide operational leadership and to steer strategic service development across its Counselling and AOD Program (CASP).

The Counselling and AOD Program (CASP) is a newly expanded service which provides specialist services to the LGBTI community, combining the long standing VAC counselling team with the recently established AOD team.

The CASP Manager has the key role in shaping the team, contributing to the development of the Program and ensuring that Counselling and AOD services engages meaningfully with clients, other services at VAC, relevant community stakeholders and sector partners.

The incumbent will have a commitment to evidence-based counselling and innovative service development and will participate in the provision of clinical supervision to team members.

Members of the LGBTI community are encouraged to apply.

The position is full time at 38 hrs per week.

The applicant must address the selection criteria within the Position Description.

For more information, contact Johann Ruth on (03) 9865 6700 or recruitment@vac.org.au.

Applications should be sent to: recruitment@vac.org.au

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VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.