An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced AOD Counsellor to join the Integrated Care team at Central Bayside Community Health Services.  

  • Contact Name: Jane Fisicaro
  • Location: Parkdale, Chelsea and Clarinda
  • Closing Date: October 8, 2021

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced AOD Counsellor to join the Integrated Care team at Central Bayside Community Health Services.


About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.


Purpose of the Position

Working as a member of the Adult Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services, this position will provide high quality, effective and efficient counselling services. This includes assessment, as well as a range of interventions for long term recovery, focussing on problematic substance abuse as well as promoting health, wellbeing and social connectedness to achieve client goals and outcomes.

This is a part time, permanent position (EFT 0.8) based across Parkdale, Chelsea and Clarinda sites.

Job Benefits

As a health promoting not for profit business, we offer:

  • Generous salary packaging
  • Supportive workplace culture that respects that you have a life outside of work
  • Discounted gym membership – Crunch and Pinnacle

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Selection Criteria

About You

You are a tertiary qualified Counsellor with a Cert IV in AOD, who has demonstrated experience in the delivery of clinical interventions for AOD clients with complex and multiple needs.

You have proven skills in the application of assessment, case formulation, treatment planning and discharge planning, with the demonstrated ability to ensure referrals across a range of service networks and pathway linkages.

Your highly developed communication and conflict resolution skills will see you build collaborative and productive working relationships with internal and external service providers and stakeholders.


How to Apply

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All applications require an up to date resume and a cover letter.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact Jane Fisicaro – Psychologist – jfisicaro@cbchs.org.au


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