Positions Available

Alcohol and other Drugs Team Leader / Counsellor Position

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

VAC is 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 already established AOD service. The AOD program has a focus on evidence-based treatment, innovative service development and training and will require a commitment to meaningful client involvement and empowerment.

This position offers you an opportunity to participate in the VAC’s leadership team, contributing to overall program development and planning; to engage in training and capacity building across various health and community sectors, and work collaboratively with the VAC Health Promotion team on AOD related community education and health promotion campaigns.  

The Team Leader/ Counsellor position is fulltime.

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

Applications must directly address the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Click here for a full position description including the selection criteria. 

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

Applications close 10.00am Thursday, 15 December 2016 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment’, addressed to Johann Ruth and emailed to recruitment@vac.org.au


VAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.