Community Facilitator – Job# WIN28

  • Make a difference to people’s lives
  • Work close to home in a 40 acre country residential style setting
  • $35.02 – $37.73 per hour depending on experience, plus super
  • Generous Salary Packaging options available
  • 2 roles available
    • 1 x Full time (1.0 FTE), ongoing role
    • 1 x Full time (1.0 FTE), 6 month fixed term contract

Windana is a major provider of alcohol and other drug treatment services in Victoria. Our aim is to offer holistic, innovative services to our client group, and we encourage staff and clients to work in partnership.  The value of community is intrinsic to our culture and promotes a sense of purpose and hope for the future.

The Therapeutic Community (TC) residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and workgroups 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.

Located 75kms east of Melbourne, on a 40-acre property, residents live in self-contained houses in a campus-style setting.

This exciting opportunity will include providing case management, support and various therapeutic interventions to clients accessing residential rehabilitation services.  Directly accountable to the Therapeutic Community Team Leader, the Community Facilitator is responsible for providing opportunities for residents to identify and address risk-taking behavioural patterns and develop lifestyles of self-determined purpose.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Diploma in Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health or other relevant disciplines
  • Previous experience working in the alcohol and drug sector
  • Bachelors degree in a health-related field (desirable)
  • Empathy to the values of Windana
  • A commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • A commitment to OH&S
  • The ability to abide by the Agency’s undertaking re: confidentiality

More Information:

We are committed to child safety and are a Child Safe organisation.  A valid Working with Children Check is mandatory for this position, and a police check will be administered for preferred candidates.

We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We encourage people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.