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AOD Counsellor

  • Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 2650
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 23 2022

Calvary Riverina Private Hospital

AOD Counsellor

  • Exciting permanent part time opportunities!
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers!
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment!


About the role

In this role, you will undertake counselling and case management with new mothers and pregnant women who are wanting to overcome their alcohol and drug dependence. 

With your ability to work in a high demand environment with a level of autonomy and efficacy you will provide high quality engagement, assessment counselling and support services to your clients using your experience of evidence based practice principles for withdrawal, support and recovery.

This is a rewarding position working with new mothers with children and pregnant women who are impacted by substance use.

This position offers an opportunity to progress in the AOD field including counselling and group facilitation in a therapeutic environment.

Developing applicants will be considered.

We have four exciting Permanent Part Time positions available which cover the following areas:

  • Murrumbidgee-lower area, based in Denliquin
  • Murrumbidgee south-eastern area, based in Wagga Wagga
  • Murrumbidgee south-eastern area, based in Temora
  • Murrumbidgee-upper area, based in Hay


What you bring

  • Applied knowledge in contemporary evidence based AOD clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated expertise in community-based service delivery with a sound knowledge of the potential risk elements specific to this type of environment.
  • Experience in developing and delivering education programs and group facilitation with AOD clients.
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage own workload.
  • Highly developed communication and community engagement skills.
  • Membership with either of the following professional bodies are preferable: Australian Associate of Social Workers (AASW) as a Social worker or The Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
  • Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Working with Children’s check
  • Current vaccination status. 

For further information please contact Belinda Waugh at or Virginia Green at


About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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