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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:

EDUCATIONAL LEADER
Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre

Part – time 60hrs FN

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Educational Leader to join our inspiring Saranna team.

Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre (SECECC) is a unique service situated on the 32-acre property of the Rick Hammersley Centre Therapeutic Community in Cullacabardee (10 minutes from Ellenbrook). With a qualified team of workers, SECECC encourages every child to grow, learn and develop at their own pace. Our educational programs provide supportive, active learning through flexible play with a focus on building the strengths of individual children.

As the Educational Leader you will work alongside the Educators to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children. You will develop the educator team’s understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework.

About you:

We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team, someone who enjoys mentoring and inspiring your fellow educators, and building strong relationships with our families.
To be successful in this role you will require the following key attributes:
• Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
• First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma training.
• Child Protection Training.
• Current WWCC and full work rights.
• Previous experience working in early childhood essential.
• COVID Vaccination.

What we offer you:
• Professional team. Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions
• Excellent training and development opportunities.
• Free parking.
• Generous salary packaging options.

How to apply:
Please submit your application by emailing jobs@cyrenianhouse.com. Please note: this job will close when a suitable applicant is found. .

Your application should include:

  • A cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.
  • A current resume, including two referees.

To view a copy of the role Job Description Form, please click here – JDF – Educational Leader V2 11.04.2022

For further information please contact Corina Barrett at cbarrett@cyrenianhouse.com

Shortlisting will commence immediately for this role, and we may choose to close this vacancy early.
Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap
Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Qualified Childcare Educators –Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre

We have an exciting opportunity for passionate Child Care Educators to join our inspiring Saranna team.

Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre (SECECC) is a unique service situated on the 32-acre property of the Rick Hammersley Centre Therapeutic Community in Cullacabardee (10 minutes from Ellenbrook). With a qualified team of workers, SECECC encourages every child to grow, learn and develop at their own pace. Our educational programs provide supportive, active learning through flexible play with a focus on building the strengths of individual children.

We currently have full-time, part-time and casual roles available:

Diploma Qualified Room Assistant: (full-time , part-time & casual roles available):

The role with work directly with children within a specific age group in collaboration with other educators, children and their families.

Diploma Qualified Room Leader (full-time, part-time & casual roles available):

The role will work with other Early Childhood Educators working directly with children and leading a specific age room team environment

Cert III Room Assistant: Casual roles available

The role will work directly with children within a specific age group in collaboration with other educators, children and their families.

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

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma training.
  • Child Protection Training.
  • Current WWCC and full work rights.
  • Previous experience working in early childhood essential.
  • COVID Vaccination.

What we offer you:

  • Professional team. Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous salary packaging options.

 How to apply:

Please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Your application should include the following and state which position you wish to apply for:

  • a cover letting detailing your suitability for the role.
  • current resume, including two referees.

For further information please contact Corina Barrett at cbarrett@cyrenianhouse.com

Shortlisting will commence immediately for this role, and we may choose to close this vacancy early.

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

 

Casual Night, Afternoon and Weekend Supervisor Relief Pool

Therapeutic Communities and Low Medical Withdrawal

About the role

We are seeking people to become part of our Casual Relief Supervisor Pool to provide cover for our permanent Supervisor staff when they take annual and other leave. These positions will work across some or all Cyrenian House Residential Services.

As a Night, Afternoon and Weekend Supervisor, you will work with the residential team to provide a safe environment for the residents at Cyrenian House’s residential services. When you are on shift at one of our sites, you will be responsible for maintaining a staff presence within the service while you undertake duties to ensure the smooth running and safety of the residents. This will include attending to resident concerns, facilitating community groups and activities, supervising medications, and documenting relevant information in handover notes and the client information database.  Within this role you will work in a culturally secure, trauma informed manner and demonstrate initiative and sound decision making in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.

 Hours of Work & Location

Hours will be on a casual basis, and will include afternoon, night and weekend shifts. Applicants can choose to be available to provide cover for any or all of the following services:

  1. Serenity Lodge Therapeutic Community (TC) and Serenity Withdrawal Unit (SWU) in Rockingham.
  2. Rick Hammersley Therapeutic Community, based at Cullacabardee.
  3. Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre (MWIC) in Midland.
  4. Therapeutic Community in Kalamunda

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

Essential competencies and experience:

  • Demonstrated capacity to work responsibly and at times independently in accordance with Cyrenian House policies and procedures.
  • If you have a personal experience with recovery, you must have a minimum 18 months abstinence from alcohol and other drugs.
  • Understanding of drug and alcohol Issues.
  • A working understanding of “Community as Method” and the 12-step philosophy. 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 National Police Certificate, full work rights, current Driver’s License.
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current “C” class driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Full COVID Vaccination.

What we offer you.

  • 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.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.

Interested?

Please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com. Your application should include:

  • a cover letting stating your suitability for the role. If you wish to only be considered for shifts at specific sites, please indicate this in your letter.
  • current resume, including two referees

Please refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF: JDF Night Weekend Supervisor

For further information, please contact David Lonnie at dlonnie@cyrenianhouse.com

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications will close on or before 12th June 2022

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR (STEP UP STEP DOWN) 

(Part-time 38 hours per fortnight ECPTSUSD)

About the role:

The position will be based at the Bunbury Step-up Step-Down managed by Richmond Wellbeing and will facilitate and enhance the provision of care to patients with Alcohol and other Drug issues in the Step -up Step-down program, whilst also participating the care coordination activities aimed at coordinating clinical services across multiple teams or disciplines.

The position will also enhance the capacity for general Step-up Step-down staff to identify and manage drug and alcohol related presentations through capacity building activities, such as mentoring, and consultation with staff, whilst also participating in quality improvement and clinical governance activities.

The position is part-time working 38 hours per fortnight, and comes with attractive employee benefits and salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug
  • Previous experience working within a multi-disciplinary
  • Well-developed assessment and counselling Skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written
  • Experience in working as part of a
  • Full work rights, Current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Driver License and access to a reliable car.
  • Full COVID vaccination.

To download a copy of the JDF please refer to the employment section on our website – JDF Recovery Counsellor Educator Nannup Step up Step Down

To apply for this position please email your application, including a current resume and cover letter to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com  applications will close on or before 9am 1st June 2022.

Applicants MUST address the selection criteria for their application to be considered.

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

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.

 

 

 

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR – Cyrenian Central

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

About the role

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Counsellor Educator. The position is a full-time role, working 76 hours per fortnight, the position will be located at our Head Office in Perth as part of our Residential Pathways Team.

The Counsellor Educator’s role is to provide proficient, culturally secure counselling, assessment, education and support to consumers and their families and the local community. The primary focus of the role is to assess suitability for treatment within one of Cyrenian House’s residential therapeutic communities as well as offering case management support. The Counsellor Educator will possess a sound level of clinical knowledge and skills, together with well-established work practices that exercise initiative and sound judgment.

The successful candidate will require:

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug
  • Demonstrated and well-developed assessment and counselling
  • Experience in presenting information groups.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary case management
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues, drugs of concern and other medications.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • Experience in delivering education and training programs to other providers and community groups.
  • Full Work Rights, a current Police Clearance and current First Aid Certificate & Full COVID Vaccination.

What we offer  

  • Generous salary packaging.
  • Friendly working conditions.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com  please ensure your application includes a:

  • 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, including the selection criteria: JDF – Counsellor Educator RPP JDF – Counsellor Educator RPP

For further information please contact Nicola Iannantuoni at Niannantuoni@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications received without addressing the selection criteria will not be processed.

 Closing date for applications is on or before 9am Tuesday 7th June 2022.

 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.

 

Support Worker, TC  – Kalamunda Therapeutic Community (TC)

 (Job Code SWKTCPT)

Exciting opportunity to join WA’s leading alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment service.

 

Our 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.

Are you interested in joining our dynamic team at our new service, Kalamunda TC, as a Support Worker?

This new service has a 25-bed capacity, offering AOD, residential treatment to young women and their children.  Our program has a specific focus on working with women who have experienced family and domestic violence in addition to their problems with alcohol and/or other drugs.

The program will also address housing and homelessness issues and will also accommodate women with co-occurring mental health conditions.

In this role you will support residents in the TC community, by providing them with information and guidance and ongoing support to develop daily living skills and address their AOD issues. Maintaining a presence within the TC community, you will attend to any immediate concerns as appropriate or direct issues to the clinical team for further consideration.

This is a part-time role, working 38 hour per fortnight on a 2-year fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will require:

  • Understanding of alcohol and other drug use issues.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of services and community resources relevant to the AOD sector.
  • Experience in women’s issues.
  • Well-developed time and self-management skills; ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Sound computer skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and act with diplomacy and discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • If you are a person with a lived experience of addiction, we require at least 18 months abstinence from AOD use at the time of application and a commitment to remain abstinent.
  • Experience in parenting and family issues will be highly regarded
  • Full work rights, full Driver Licence.
  • Current Police clearance, Current First Aid Certificate and full COVID Vaccination.

What we offer you:

  • Working in a rewarding role within a professional, multidisciplinary team.
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation that is passionate about making a difference to the lives of those affected by alcohol & other drugs.
  • High quality clinical training and supervision.
  • Opportunity to be exposed to a range of different treatment services
  • Generous salary packaging options.
  • Five week’s additional leave.

Interested?

If you meet the requirements of the role, please forward your application to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

your application should include:

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

Please click on the link to download a copy of the Job Description form, containing the selection criteria – JDF Support Worker TC 27.05.2022

For further information, please contact Claire Coni  clairec@cyrenianhouse.com

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

 Applications will close on or before Wednesday 8th June 2022, shortlisting may commence prior to the closing date.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

 

Administration Officer

Kalamunda Therapeutic Community

Full-time (Job Code AOFTKTC)

 

 Our 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.

Are you interested in joining our dynamic team at our new service, Kalamunda TC, as Administration Officer?

This new service has a 25-bed capacity, offering AOD, residential treatment to young women and their children.  Our program has a specific focus on working with women who have experienced family and domestic violence in addition to their problems with alcohol and/or other drugs. The program will also address housing and homelessness issues and will also accommodate women with co-occurring mental health conditions.

The Role

This is a frontline, initial contact position providing a welcoming introduction to individuals accessing the Kalamunda TC. The Administration Officer provides and maintains a range of administration and support services to meet the needs of the service.

The position is required to manage a diverse range of tasks inclusive of responding to enquiries, correspondence and administrative support including filing.

Salary- Level 2-3 ($64,943 -73,619 per annum)

Full-time 76 hours per fortnight

Selection Criteria:

  • Diploma in office administration, business administration certificate, or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including telephone and face-to-face interactions.
  • Sound written communication skills, with experience in minute taking.
  • Understanding of boundaries.
  • Effective organisational skills, particularly in regard to filing systems and administrative resource management.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • The ability to work under direction and to use initiative where appropriate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with management and colleagues.
  • Well-developed computer skills including data entry, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • A current Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle.
  • Full work right and full COVID Vaccination.

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Professional team. Rewarding team culture.
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about making a difference to the lives of those effected be alcohol & other drugs.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options

How to apply:

Please forward your application to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com,  please ensure your application includes a:

  • 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 click on the link to download a copy of the Job Description Form containing the selection criteria JDF- Administration Officer -Therapeutic Community

Applications will close on or before 9am Monday 6th June 2022.  

 For further information, please contact Claire Coni at clairec@cyrenianhouse.com

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.

 

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT – Saranna Early Childhood Education & Care Centre

Are you an experienced receptionist looking for a dynamic role & part time hours?

  (Job Code AOPTSECECC)

Saranna Early Childhood Education and Care Centre (SECECC) is a not-for-profit centre of excellence, located in Cullacabardee (5 mins from Ellenbrook or Landsdale) and is a service of Cyrenian House.

The service operates between 6.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays and is closed for 2 weeks over Christmas. SECECC is a purpose-built centre, providing excellent working conditions and facilities for staff.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Administrative Assistant to join our team of professional staff, providing high quality care and education to children attending our service. The position is part-time working 50 hours per fortnight.

The successful candidate will possess:

  •  Experience in using OWNA/PRODA/CCS computer systems -desirable
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Intermediate Microsoft package skills.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to relate well to children and their parents.
  • Full work rights, full COVID Vaccination.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

This position comes with attractive employee benefits:

  • salary packaging options.
  • excellent working conditions.
  • professional training and development opportunities.

For further information please contact Corina Barrett – email cbarrett@cyrenianhouse.com

Interested?

Please submit your application to jobs@cyrenianhouse.com  Your application should include:

  • A cover letter A detailing your suitability for the role.
  • current resume, including two referees.

To download a full copy of the Job Description Form, please click on the following link: JDF – Administrative Assistant SECECC V2 28.05.2022

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

Applications will close 9am Monday 6th June 2022

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.