Aftercare coordinator / registered nurse

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Barkly Region Alcohol & Drug Abuse Advisory Group Aboriginal Corporation

BRADAAG logoBRADAAG is an Aboriginal Corporation which delivers culturally appropriate alcohol and other substance abuse rehabilitation, treatment programs and services to assist the people of Barkly Region.

BRADAAG endeavor to provide a safe and effective healing place that equips individuals and families with the tools to lead a healthy, sober, active and productive life by Increasing the recognition of the unique spiritual and cultural strengths of Aboriginal people to assist in healing choices and by providing leadership in the Aboriginal community in the areas of alcohol and other drug dependency.

Closing date: 

5pm, 29 December 2017

Timezone: 

Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)

Location: 

Tennant Creek
Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Project officer roles

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Non-ongoing/contract
until 30 June 2018

Salary and conditions: 

$95,000 plus vehicle, accommodation and travel allowance

Job description/overview: 

The Aftercare Coordinator will facilitate access to a range of evidenced based treatments and after care services to clients who are completing or have completed a period of Residential Rehabilitation.

The Aftercare Coordinator will have extensive knowledge of relapse prevention strategies and will aim to facilitate sustained recovery and integration back into communities.

Aftercare services may include referral and / or management of co-morbid physical and mental health programs, support group meetings, counselling, advocacy and support.

The Aftercare Coordinator will possess high level knowledge of models of care for dealing with substance abuse victims, including the disease concept of alcoholism and will have knowledge of the social detriments of health and the cultural competence to address factors affecting the social and emotional well-being of Aboriginal people.

This role will involve travelling to Remote Communities in Central and Barkly Regions of the Northern Territory. It is expected that the Aftercare Coordinator will spend part of their time away from Tennant Creek.

BRADAAG will provide a vehicle for use, the Aftercare Coordinator will ensure that they comply at all times with the Vehicle Usage Policy.

Must have professional registration with AHPRA or AASW.

For further information and the selection criteria, download the selection documentation.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Pauline Reynolds, CEO
Telephone: 0423000319
Email: pauline.reynolds@bradaag.org.au


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