AOD Social Worker – CAAPS – Darwin

  • Salary range 80k
  • Up to $3,500 for relocation assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
Why CAAPS?
CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation satellite service, funded by the Northern Territory primary health network, to provide AOD counselling and support for people in Darwin’s rural areas.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary range 80k-85k + Salary packaging
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Eligibility for professional development grants through NT PHN
  • $3,500 relocation assistance for eligible applicants
  • Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills
  • Family friendly and supportive work environment
What’s the role?
  • Coordinate and support clients to achieve assessed treatment goals, toward addressing life challenges and enhancing wellbeing
  • Focus on relationship building within a culturally safe and trauma informed approach
  • Display a strength based, client centred attitude with consideration to CAAPS values
  • Facilitate comprehensive case planning in consultation with all parties and in line with CAAPS current practice models and adhere to legislative requirements of role
  • Liaise with internal and external service providers, ensuring a collaborative approach to supporting clients to achieve their goals
  • Maintain an awareness of client’s needs and wellbeing, including participation in internal handover procedures, assisting with medication and provision of transport
  • Support individuals to focus on recovery aimed at long-term sustainable outcomes, including follow up and aftercare
  • Participate in CAAPS afterhours on-call rotation
Is this the right role for you?
  • Degree level qualification (or higher) in Social Work, Social Science, or similar field.
  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or higher recognised qualification.
  • Extensive experience working with people with substance use issues including provision of case coordination, family work and advocacy.
  • Experience in effectively delivering clinical or community services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including MS Suite, email, data collection/input and record management skills.
  • Current NT Driver’s License, police clearance and ochre card (or willingness to obtain.
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
 
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or email recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1321
Salary: $80,000
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Darwin
Job Types: Allied Health
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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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$80,000
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Job Type:

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