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Working at Cyrenian House you will be part of a team providing the highest quality services to make positive and meaningful differences in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs.

Our five values – empowerment, integrity, diversity, compassion and hope – define how we treat each other and how we work together with our consumers. We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are welcomed as they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

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Why Work With Us?

We are a diverse workplace that reflects contemporary, multicultural Australia, valuing differences and make every individual feel welcome, supported, and safe.

At Cyrenian House we value the uniqueness of individuals who may vary in many different ways, including race, ethnicity, culture, social class, gender, age, religious belief, sexual identity, mental and physical ability.

We celebrate and promote this diversity as a strength of our organisation – see our Diversity Statement.

About the Organisation

Cyrenian House is a leading not-for-profit non-government organisation that has been operating within the alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment sector since 1981. Cyrenian House provides a wide range of high-quality treatment services that make a positive and meaningful difference in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs.

We have the following vacancies:

About the Role

The Night Weekend Supervisor will work with the residential team to provide a safe environment for all therapeutic community residents. They will maintain a presence within the community and be available to address immediate concerns, where appropriate.

 The Supervisor will promote culturally secure practices and they may be required to exercise initiative and judgement where practice and direction are not clearly defined in accordance with management objectives.

Hours of Work & Location

Hours of work are on a causal needs basis, This position is located at our Nannup Therapeutic Community Site, free parking is available at this location.

To be successful in this role you will require the following key attributes:

  • An understanding of alcohol and other drug issues.
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain a secure environment.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to assert oneself effectively and maintain clear personal boundaries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Current “C” class driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Current National Police Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain.

What we offer you.

  • Professional team. Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about making a difference to the lives of those effected be alcohol & other drugs.
  • Comprehensive orientation and induction.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.

 How to apply:

If your values align with those of Cyrenian House and you want to make a positive difference to the lives of those impacted by Alcohol & Other Drugs and possess the key attributes required for this role, please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com   your application should include:

  • response to the selection criteria (SC) in no more than two pages (Please note: the SC is located at the back of the JDF)
  • current resume, including two referees

To view a full copy of the Job Description Form containing the selection criteria, please click on the download link below.

For further information please contact Therese Mahoney, Manager at tmahoney@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close when suitable candidates have been appointed. 

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

About the Role

The Aboriginal Family Support Worker will provide education and support to Aboriginal men and their families affected by alcohol and other drugs issues.  This role will offer individual, couples and family counselling and will provide outreach services to the consumer group. The Aboriginal Family Support Worker will also be required to develop relationships with the local Aboriginal community and contribute to culturally secure training across the organisation.

Cyrenian House considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander Male is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under section 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).”

Hours of Work & Location

This position is part-time (45 hours per fortnight) on a fixed term contract until 30th June 2021. This position is located at North Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service based at Joondalup. As this is an outreach role some travelling will be involved.

To be successful in this role you will require the following key attributes:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander male
  • Possess a Certificate III in Community Services and AOD and / or experience in working with Indigenous people in an AOD service.
  • Possess a sound knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues impacting on Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal.
  • Possess demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary
  • Take an active role in Continuous Quality
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Possess a current National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check and First Aid Certificate.
  • Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

What we offer you.

  • Professional team. Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about making a difference to the lives of those effected be Alcohol & Other Drugs.
  • Comprehensive orientation and induction.Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packing options available

 How to apply:

 If your values align with those of Cyrenian House and you want to make a positive difference to the lives of those impacted by Alcohol & Other Drugs and possess the key attributes required for this role, please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com   your application should include:

  • response to the selection criteria in no more than two pages
  • current resume, including two referees

 Please refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF: Aboriginal Family Support Worker

For further information please contact Michele Russell, Clinical Coordinator at michelle.russell@mhc.wa.gov.au   Applications will close on when a suitable appointment has been made.

 Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Counsellor Educator

Full-time 76 hours per fortnight  (Job Code CEWFT)

 ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB CHANGE? COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM!

We are a dynamic organisation specialising in AOD treatment services with a person-centred focus. Our mission is to make positive and meaningful differences in the lives of people affected by alcohol and other drugs. Sounds like a role you may be interested in? Please contact us, we would like to hear from you.

About the role

The primary role of the Counsellor Educator is to support women who have experienced family and domestic violence and AOD issues.   Based in Murdoch, at the Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC) and reporting directly to the Manager, you will work closely with Department of Justice staff to ensure the provision of professional alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselling, education and support to the residents in a prison environment.

Hours of Work & Location

Working from Wandoo Women’s Prison in Murdoch on a full-time basis (76 hours per fortnight)

To be successful in this role you will require the following key attributes:

  • Possess a degree in Social, Behavioural, Education, Health Sciences or equivalent experience and training in the AOD sector.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of “Community as  Method Treatment Model”.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug use.
  • Well-developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Current National Police Certificate, WWCC and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full Work rights, Current driver’s license and reliable vehicle

What we offer you.

  • Professional team. Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about making a difference to the lives of those effected be alcohol & other drugs.
  • Comprehensive orientation and induction.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options.

How to apply:

Please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Your application should include:

  • A response to the selection criteria (located on the last page of the JDF) in no more than two pages in length
  • current resume, including two referees

Please refer to download tab below to view a full copy of the JDF, including the selection criteria.

For further information, please contact Peta Hughes– Peta.Hughes@justice.wa.gov.au

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications will close on when a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR (PRISON PROGRAMS)

ALLIED DRUG & ALCOHOL PROGRAMS & TREATMENT (ADAPT)

 Full time & Part time positions available

 (Job Code: CEPTADAPT)

 Allied Drug and Alcohol Programs and Treatment (ADAPT) is a partnership between Cyrenian House and Holyoake and delivers AOD treatment services across the public metropolitan prisons in Western Australia.

We are seeking experienced Counsellor/Educators to join our team who work with consumers involved in the criminal justice system.  You will provide culturally secure, AOD education and support to consumers impacted by AOD use with the aim of and make a positive and meaningful difference to their lives.

You will deliver a psychotherapeutic, psychoeducational group program to consumers within a prison setting, designed to address alcohol and other drug use and offending behaviour.

Our services work collectively so positions are available with both Cyrenian House and Holyoake.

If you are interested in this position and you possess a sound level of knowledge and skills, together with well-established work practices that exercise initiative and sound judgment, we would like to hear from you.

Salary level 4 – 5 $71,349 – $84,270 (per annum, pro rata)

This position also comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues.
  • Understanding of comorbidity in relation to alcohol and drug issues.
  • Demonstrated assessment, case management and counselling skills.
  • Good presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software package including Word and Outlook.
  • Full Work Rights and a current National Police certificate.
  • Department of Justice security clearances (employer initiated)
  • Current WA Drivers licence.

To download a copy of the JDF, containing the selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria, located within the position JDF, in their application.

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

For further information, please contact Tom Hopkins– thopkins@cyrenianhouse.com

 Please email your application, including your address to the Selection Criteria to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

This position will close on or before 12pm, Tuesday 20th October 2020.