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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 – Cyrenian House, Milliya Rumurra

 (Job Code CHMRCEFT)

About the role:

The Counsellor/Educator will have both a treatment and prevention focus with the aim of reducing harm associated with alcohol or other drug use. The position will provide a professional AOD service to consumers, families, other service providers and the local community.

This is a full-time role consisting of 76 hours per fortnight.

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. Our service in Broome is a partnership between Cyrenian House and Milliya Rumurra Aboriginal Corporation, delivering alcohol and other drug prevention services to parts of the West Kimberley region.

We provide consumers and their families with improved access to alcohol and other drug support via our outreach services within the communities north of Broome along the Dampier Peninsula and south to Bidyadanga.

Selection Criteria:

  • A degree in social, behavioural or health sciences and or relative experience in the alcohol and other drug sector.
  • Demonstrated and well developed leadership skills with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal peoples in Aboriginal Communities.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work autonomously within their role, whilst still delivering a professional service.
  • Ability to adapt to varying working environments in the delivery of outreach services.
  • An active role in Continuous Quality Improvement.
  • Full work rights and Current National Police Clearance.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Current Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
  • Full COVID Vaccination.

In return we off the following benefits:

  • Remote Area Allowance.
  • 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.
  • Generous salary packaging options.

How to apply:

If you meet the required criteria, 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 refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF: JDF – Counsellor Educator CHMR

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

Applications will close on or before 9am 6th December 2021.

 For further information, please contact Sally Malone at smalone@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 –North Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Joondalup (NMCADS)

 About the role

The NMCADS Counsellor/Educator role will have a treatment and a prevention focus with the aim of reducing harm associated with alcohol and other drug use.  The position will provide culturally secure counselling, education and support to consumers, families, and the local community. Experience in Family and Couples counselling will be highly regarded.

 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.

 Hours of Work & Location

This is a part-time role working 38 hours per fortnight the hours will include one late night per week working until 8pm. Position will be based at North Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Joondalup.

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.
  • 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.
  • Full work rights and National Police Clearance
  • Current First Aid Certificate and full Drivers Licence
  • COVID Vaccination.

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.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options.

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 refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF: JDF Counsellor-Educator NMCADS

For further information, please contact Michelle Russell at Michelle.Russell@mhc.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 or before 9am Tuesday 7th December 2021.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

  

Counsellor Educator

WANDOO WOMEN’S PRISON THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY (TC) (Job Code CEWFT)

Seeking an Experienced Counsellor Educator to be part of WA’s leading specialist AOD service provider

What we offer you.

  • Working in a rewarding role within a professional, multidisciplinary team.
  • Five Week’s Annual Leave.
  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation passionate about making a difference to the lives of those effected be alcohol & other drugs.
  • Generous salary packaging options.

 About the role

The primary role of the Counsellor Educator is to support women who have experienced AOD and a range of other issues, including family and domestic violence.

Based in Murdoch, at the Wandoo Women’s Prison Therapeutic Community (TC) and reporting directly to the Clinical Coordinator, you will work closely with Department of Justice staff to ensure the provision of professional alcohol and other drug (AOD) group work, counselling, and education to the residents in a prison environment. Wandoo Women’s Prison TC is the only prison TC operated in Western Australia and has achieved remarkable results since its inception in 2018. If you would like to work in a positive environment that is changing people’s lives, then this is the role for you.

This is a full-time role working 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 group work skills.
  • 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 Licence.
  • COVID Vaccination.

How to apply

Please submit your application by emailing  jobs@cyrenianhouse.com  your application must 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: JDF Counsellor Educator – Wandoo Prison Jan 21

For further information, please contact Wendy Shannon – Wendy.Shannon@justice.wa.gov.au

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

Applications will close on or before 9am Monday 13th December 2021.

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.