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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:

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR – Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre

 Full time – 76 hours per fortnight (Job Code CEFTMWIC)

The Role

The Counsellor Educator position will play an important part in establishing this exciting and dynamic new service. The role will have a treatment focus with the aim assisting consumers to reduce the harms associated with alcohol or other drug use, improving mental and physical health, addressing social and economic needs and reducing homelessness.  The position will provide culturally secure counselling, education and support to consumers and families, within the context of the Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre Service Model. In addition to solid clinical skills the position requires an individual who is willing to engage in flexible work practice that supports the Service Manager to create a valued and professional service that meets the needs of its consumers.  This is a full-time role working 76 hours per fortnight.

Salary – Level 4-5 ($76,343 – $90,169 per annum)

The successful candidate will require:

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Well demonstrated and well-developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with consumers experiencing issues related to alcohol and other drug
  • Well-developed self-management skills to cope with difficult cases and manage stress.
  • Experience and ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Experience in delivering education and training programs to human service providers and community groups.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle.

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Peer Support Workers – Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre

 Part-time (Job Code PSWPTMWIC)

The role of Peer Support Workers is to provide Cyrenian House consumers in treatment at the Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre with ongoing and follow up support from the perspective of a peer with lived experience of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and recovery.  This role requires a high level of commitment to recovery and peer support values.

These positions require individuals who is willing to work in a flexible way to support the Service Manager to create a valued and professional service that meets the needs of its consumers.

The Peer Support Worker positions are part-time, up to 38 hours per fortnight.

Salary- Level 2-3 ($63,359 – $71,823 per annum pro rata)

Selection Criteria:

  • Have lived experience of own AOD use and recovery.
  • Have lived experience of a family members AOD use and recovery (Family Peer Support Worker)
  • Demonstrate maintenance of own personal recovery and willingness to safely share own story and experience of the recovery process.
  • Abstinent from AOD use for a minimum of 24 months.
  • Non-judgemental and open to different approaches to AOD recovery.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to take appropriate individual and team responsibility.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Night Weekend Supervisors – Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre

 Full time & part time (Job Code NWSFTMWIC)

The Role

The Night Weekend Supervisors will work with the MWIC team to provide a safe environment for all MWIC Residents. They will maintain a supportive presence within the unit and be available to respond appropriately to immediate concerns.

The Supervisors will promote culturally secure practices, exercising initiative and judgment where practice and direction is not clearly defined in accordance with management objectives. The position requires individuals who are willing to work in a flexible way to support the Service Manager to create a valued and professional service that meets the needs of its consumers.

These are full-time and part-time roles. (F/T 81 hours per fortnight)

Salary

Overnight awake shifts – Level 2.1 ($67,307 plus penalties)

Overnight sleep shifts – Level 2.1 ($67,307 per annum)

The successful candidate will require:

  • Demonstrated capacity to work responsibly and at times independently in accordance with Cyrenian House policy and
  • Good people skills.
  • Two-year minimum sobriety/clean time (if having lived experience of addiction)
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain a secure
  • Good organisational and time management
  • Ability to assert oneself effectively and maintain clear, personal boundaries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

Selection Criteria:

  • Have lived experience of own AOD use and recovery.
  • Have lived experience of a family members AOD use and recovery (Family Peer Support Worker)
  • Demonstrate maintenance of own personal recovery and willingness to safely share own story and experience of the recovery process.
  • Abstinent from AOD use for a minimum of 24 months.
  • Non-judgemental and open to different approaches to AOD recovery.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to take appropriate individual and team responsibility.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Receptionist /Administration Assistant – Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre

 Part-time (Job Code APTMWIC)

This is a frontline, initial contact position providing a welcoming introduction to individuals accessing the MWIC.  The Reception/Administration Assistant 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.

A flexible approach is a must have to be successful in this role.

This is a part-time role working 46 hours per fortnight.

Salary- Level 2-3 ($63,359 – $71,823 per annum pro rata)

Selection Criteria:

  • Diploma in office administration, business administration certificate, or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • A friendly disposition and welcoming manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a person-centred approach.
  • Sound written communication skills, with experience in minute taking.
  • Proven ability to well under pressure.
  • demonstrated time management skills.
  • Experience in the use of filing systems, appointment management and administrative systems.
  • The ability to take direction and to use initiative where appropriate.
  • Flexible and able to work collaboratively with team members.
  • Well-developed computer skills including data entry, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

Cook – Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre

 Part-time (Job Code PSWPTMWIC)

The Role

The role of Cook is to plan, order, cook and provide a nutritious daily menu for consumers of the MWIC.  To ensure the implementation and monitoring of the Food Safety Program in line with laws and regulations ensuring the safe delivery of food to consumers.

The position requires an individual who is willing to work in a flexible way to support the Service Manager to create a valued and professional service that meets the needs of its consumers.

This is a part-time role. (38 hours per fortnight)

Salary -Level 2.1 – 3.1 ($63, 359 – $68,456 per annum pro rata)

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in the ordering or requisitioning of food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient kitchen operations.
  • Organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks to meet timelines.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to liaise with individuals at all levels and works cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, budgeting, and preparing food in a residential setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of food hygiene and the Food Safety program and legislation.
  • Food safety training/certificate.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

AOD Outreach Worker – Non-residential Services

Part- time 60 hours per fortnight (Job Code AODORWNRS)

About the Role

As an AOD Outreach Worker you will work alongside mobile Primary Health Care Service Providers to deliver outreach support to consumers with the aim of reducing the risks associated with alcohol and other drug use. You will employ harm reduction strategies and will operate in accordance with best AOD practice. Possessing a sound level of clinical knowledge and experience, you will offer counselling, case management, education and support to individuals and the local community.

 Hours of Work & Location

This position is a part-time role working 60 hours per fortnight, located at our Head Office in Perth.

Days and hours to be negotiated.

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

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences or equivalent experience in the alcohol and drug sector.
  • Demonstrated and well-developed assessment and counselling skills.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug issues.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • Demonstrated and well developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Experience in delivering education and training programs to other providers and community groups.
  • Experience in working as part of a team and best practice.
  • A current National Police Clearance and First Aid Certificate.
  • Full work rights, Current driver’s License and reliable vehicle

In return we off the following benefits:

  • 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

If you meet the required criteria, and 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, apply now by forwarding 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 below to download a copy of the Job Description Form, containing the selection criteria for the role:

JDF – AOD Outreach Worker 

Applications will only be accepted by submitting your application to  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will close on or before 9am Friday 29th January 2021.

 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.

 Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.