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AOD Counsellor/Care & Recovery Coordinator

Thorne Harbour Health, Victoria’s largest provider of LGBTI health services is now recruiting for an appropriately qualified alcohol and drug clinician to provide predominantly appointment based counselling with some care and recovery coordination. The position is based at our main office on St Kilda Rd with one day per week at Uniting ReGen in Coburg. Clinically, you will have demonstrable skills and experience in delivering trauma-informed AOD counselling and brief interventions. Knowledge of HIV and Hep C is desirable.

The AOD Counsellor/C&RC sits within the growing Counselling, AOD, Family Violence and Capacity Building Programs (CASP) and works with a small team of clinicians, casual group facilitators and volunteer peer group facilitators. The successful candidate will have previous AOD experience and genuine interest in working with LGBTI community members and people living with HIV.

The position offered is for a fixed term contract, covering a team member who is on 12 months leave. For a detailed position description, including selection criteria click on the attachment below or visit

How to apply

Applications close COB Monday 27th May 2019 and should be marked ‘Confidential Recruitment: AOD Counsellor/C&RC' and emailed to [email protected] or visit

For more information please contact Venetia Brissenden on 9865 6700.

Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV and those with past lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues are encouraged to apply.

We offer generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development.

Important: Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the position description.

Thorne Harbour Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job contact

Name: Venetia Brissenden

Phone: 0398656700