Casual and Part-time Support Workers – Ballarat Therapeutic Community

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc. is a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environment, supporting our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

 The Support Worker is a Community member that ensures the Therapeutic Community (TC) is a safe and supportive environment for residents to participate in treatment. The Support Worker provides support and care, performs administration duties, medication administration and ensures ‘community as method’ is evident through role modelling and enacting a rational authority role.

Therapeutic Community (TC) residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and work groups which form the basis of the daily routine everyone has an opportunity to explore new ways of experiencing life.  The TC is all about change and growth in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.

These positions are available on a part-time (between 20 – 30 hours per week) or casual basis, with salary and conditions in accordance with the Windana Enterprise Agreement 2016.  The positions work across a 24 hour 7 day roster.

Qualifications required for this position:

Minimum Certificate IV in AOD or other relevant health qualification. Must be willing to complete the AOD core competencies or additional studies in addictive behaviours.

Position Description:

Applications need to address the selection criteria to be considered – click here

Applications Close:

15th October 2018

Application process:

Please email your completed application to remembering to include your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current CV.


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