Alcohol and Other Drugs Senior Counsellor (522913)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 22, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Alcohol and Drug Services – North

Deliver a high quality alcohol and other drug treatment service in accordance with relevant Government Legislation and Regulations, Primary Health Care Principles, reforms, Alcohol and Drug Service (ADS) policies, procedures and protocols and relevant professional competencies.

Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service for people with multiple and complex needs, including co-morbid alcohol and other drugs and mental health issues, in accordance with discipline specific skills and abilities.

Act as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of clients with alcohol and other drug needs and promote community awareness in relation to alcohol and other drugs.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from as soon as possible.

Mental Health Services - North

Base Salary: $96,689 to $114,391 per annum+ 10.5% superannuation

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Please note that our application process has changed. Refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Tiana Bean
Acting Team Leader
(03) 6777 1234
[email protected]

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