Alcohol and other drugs vacancies in our DARTS team:

Alcohol and Other Drugs – Mental Health Clinician

Bridges Health & Community Care has your dream job in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, in your dream location, Bundaberg.

We are a purpose-driven company on a mission to provide meaningful mental health services that enable you and your clients to believe, achieve and thrive.

To enable both our clients and staff, we value:

Your focus on positive change toward a better life, for you and those around you

Your individual perspective on the challenges and opportunities you face

Your inherent value and dignity as an individual

Your right to choose your path forward

We are excited by this full-time, permanent opportunity in our Alcohol and Other Drugs Rehabilitation team based in Bundaberg.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Qualifications in the health, social, or behavioural sciences field and/or
  • Extensive AOD training with a minimum standard of a Diploma in Alcohol and Drugs
  • Demonstrated ability to apply harm minimisation practices in the treatment of people and families with AOD issues
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct client assessments and prepare treatment plans based on those assessments
  • Ability to provide evidence-based brief interventions for people who misuse alcohol and other drugs
  • Ability to provide evidence-based clinical practice for people with complex needs and/or dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of community resources, treatment services, and referral networks or the capacity to obtain that knowledge effectively and efficiently.

This role will provide evidence-based psychological and psychosocial treatment based on individual need. In this role, you will assist clients reduce risk-taking behaviour, improve physical and psychological health, and improve social functioning.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a values-driven clinician, wanting to make a difference to the lives of your clients. You will want to work for an organisation that is run by clinicians.

If it’s you we’ve been searching for, you will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in this clinical focus. With so much experience, you will be a strong communicator, you’ll be dedicated, flexible, and IT-savvy with a strong comprehension of community resources, treatment services and referral networks.

It is a Bridges requirement to obtain the following licences before commencement:

  • Blue Card for working with children and young people
  • Yellow Card Exemption, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Card
  • Current Queensland Driver's Licence (open)
  • The right to work in Australia

To learn more about this rare and unique opportunity, email our CEO at: [email protected], or call our head office on 1300 707 655.

We look forward to hearing from you.