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Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community.
Odyssey House is a dynamic and fast growing organisation committed to excellence in service provision and innovation in responding to addiction problems.
About the role:
The key purpose of the position is to increase the opportunities for clients affected by gambling issues to gain financial independence along with suitable employment and vocational training, as part of their alcohol and other drug treatment. The Financial Counsellor for Problem Gambling will also deliver financial literacy training to OHV and other AOD agency clients.
A day in the life of this position includes:
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a skilled, driven, compassionate person who wants to excel in their chosen career and genuinely cares about their community. Are you willing to work together to make a difference to someone’s life?
What we offer:
We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best. We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home. OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), health and well-being services, and training and professional development opportunities.
The position is offered as a fixed term contract to 30 June 2021, with possibility of extension if funding allows.
The position is based at Richmond.
This is a great opportunity for a registered Financial Counsellor to be embedded into an Alcohol and Other Drug setting working within a client focused shared care environment with a multidisciplinary team.
Our commitment to diversity
At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness.
We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.
OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.
Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email.
Applications close on Friday, 14 August 2020. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.