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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:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

Non – residential Services

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

12-month fixed Term Contract

Are you an experienced Administrator looking for a dynamic role?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administration Assistant/Receptionist to work form our Fitzgerald Street office on a full-time basis (76 hours per fortnight).

About the role

This is a frontline, initial contact position providing a welcoming introduction to people accessing Cyrenian House alcohol and other drug services. This position performs duties that are consumer focused as well as general administration tasks including maintaining records, filing and minute taking.

Salary level 2-3, $63,359 – $71,823 (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 require:

  • Diploma in office administration, business administration certificate, or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • A welcoming, person-focused manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including telephone and face-to-face interactions.
  • Sound written communication skills, with experience in minute taking.
  • Ability to multitask and manage completing demands in a busy reception environment.
  • The ability to work under direction and to use initiative where appropriate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the Microsoft suite.
  • A current driver’s licence and reliable vehicle.
  • Full Work Rights, a current Police Clearance, and a current First Aid Certificate.

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:

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

 Please click on the following link to download a copy of the Job Description Form containing the Selection Criteria – JDF – Administration Assistant – Receptionist

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

For further information, please contact Natalie Prowse: nprowse@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.

 

Closing date for applications is on or before 9am Wednesday 14th April 2021.  

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR

Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC)

 Full-time 76 hours per fortnight

(Job Code CEWFT)

About the role

Cyrenian House is currently seeking applications from qualified and passionate Counsellor Educators, who are dedicated to supporting 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.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, motivation and qualifications, we would love to hear from you.

Hours of Work & Location

This is a full-time role working 76 hours per fortnight, position based at Wandoo Women’s Prison, in Murdoch.

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 a 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, 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:

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 following link to download a copy of the Job Description Form containing the selection Criteria – JDF Counsellor Educator – Wandoo Prison 

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

Applications will close when a suitable applicant if found.

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.