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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:

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). SECECC is operated by Cyrenian House, 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 are seeking applications for the following available positions:

  • Diploma Qualified Educator – 12-month contract on a full-time basis
  • Cert III Room Assistant – Causal Role

Candidates will work directly with children within a specific age group in collaboration with other educators, children and their families, whilst also supporting the holistic wellbeing of all children within the learning environment.

Location:

SECECC is located in the grounds of our Rick Hammersley site in Cullacabardee.

All applicants require:

  • Relevant qualification applicable to role.
  • Valid WWC Card.
  • First Aid certificate and full work rights.

To review a full copy of the JDF for the above roles please click the below link

JDF: JDF – Diploma Qualified Room Assistant   

JDF: JDF – Cert III Room Assistant

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.
  • Free parking.

 How to apply:

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

  • Cover letter detailing your suitability for the role
  • Current resume, including two referees

For further information please contact Roberta Keown at RKeown@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will when suitable candidates have been appointed.

Cyrenian House is committed to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap

Cyrenian House is a smoke-free organisation.

About the Service

Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison TC is WA’s first dedicated alcohol and other drug rehabilitation prison for women in custody, run by Cyrenian House.

The focus of Wandoo is to offer a supportive environment where women can break the cycle of addiction. Our service offers a safe, healthy, supportive, and respectful place to recover and make positive, lasting changes. Unlike other facilities, it offers dedicated, intensive trauma-informed treatment within a therapeutic community. Women at Wandoo are supported via multi-disciplinary case-management to reduce addiction, improve mental and physical health and reduce the chances of re-offending.

About the Role

Reporting to the General Manager, Justice Services, the Therapeutic Community (TC) Manager’s role is to facilitate the provision of a professional alcohol and other drug (AOD) service to women in custody, within a therapeutic residential setting, utilising the Community as Method (CAM) treatment approach.

The manager’s position encompasses a diverse range of functions requiring a high level of knowledge and skills in meeting organisational goals. The manager will adhere to established best work practices and exercise initiative and sound judgement in consultation with the General Manager, Residential Services.

Hours and Location

The role is full-time (76 hours per fortnight) based in at the Wandoo Women’s Prison in Murdoch.

The successful candidate will require:

Essential competencies and experience:

  • Degree in Social, Behavioural, Education, Health Sciences or equivalent experience and the AOD sector.
  • Previous experience in a Therapeutic Community, working with “Community as Method”.
  • Experience in coordinating and managing
  • Well-developed counselling and clinical supervision skills.
  • Experience in working with consumers from diverse backgrounds and different cultural groups.
  • A sound knowledge of alcohol and other drug
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and mediation
  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills, including high-level report writing and editing skills.
  • Good presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • National Police Clearance and full work rights.
  • Ability to obtain prison clearance through the Department of Justice.
  • Full drivers’ licence and current first aid certificate.

We offer attractive employee benefits, salary packaging, excellent working conditions and professional training and development opportunities.

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 three 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 – Manager Wandoo Prison TC 

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

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

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

 Closing date for applications is on or before Monday 21st June 2021.

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- Community Care Unit

Part time – 45 hours per fortnight (Job Code CEPTO)

About the Service

We are excited to announce our new service, the Community Care Unit, (CCU) which will run in partnership with Richmond Wellbeing and the local Mental Health Service. The service will offer a 20-bed facility that provides adults, who have a long history of experiencing mental distress and require intensive rehabilitation recovery services, a home-like environment for up to 18 months. The service aims to provide a safe space, where everyone is welcomed and valued and provide tailored support aimed at meeting the individual needs of clients to enable them to pursue their recovery goals.

About the Role

Within the CCU, the Counsellor Educator’s role is to provide proficient, culturally secure counselling, assessment, education and support to consumers in the service with identified AOD issues. The Counsellor Educator will also provide education and support to the clinical team in regard to alcohol and other drug issues and information. 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 Counsellor Educator will work collaboratively with the other service partners.

Hours and Location

The role is part-time working 45 hours per fortnight and will be based in Orelia.

Please refer to the employment section on our website to download a full copy of the JDF, including the selection criteria:

JDF – Counsellor – Educator (CCU)

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

Closing date for applications is on or before Wednesday 23rd June 2021. Applications must include a response to the selection criteria and a current resume.

COUNSELLOR EDUCATOR –Serenity Lodge Therapeutic Community (TC)

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

About the role

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Counsellor Educator. This position will be located at our Serenity Lodge Therapeutic Community (TC), based in Rockingham, working on a full-time basis (76 hours per fortnight).

The Counsellor Educator will provide professional alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselling, education and support to the consumers of our service, whilst working within the context of the therapeutic community, applying a high level of knowledge and skill to support family inclusive practice to individuals and the local community.

Please click on the following link to download a copy of the Job Description Form containing the Selection Criteria. JDF Counsellor Educator

For further information please contact Deb McManus at dmcmanus@cyrenianhouse.com

Applications will only be accepted by submitting 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

Closing date for applications is on or before 24th June 2021.