Recovery Practitioner, Sustaining Tenancies -QDAC (Identified)

Anglicare Southern Queensland

Allocate housing, and provide ongoing support to individuals referred through the Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court.

  • Assist to maximise independence, self-reliance and community connectedness
  • Participate in the provision of case management program treatment
  • Act as part of a team to monitor, test and support successful treatment plans
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team.  We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector.  You will also enjoy:
  • An opportunity to further develop your leadership/management skills, within an exciting contract role
  • Working with a great team of professionals who care
  • A chance to increase your take home pay with Salary Packaging options
  • Genuine and realistic personal and professional development, including training and networking events
Anglicare SQ considers that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under Section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).

About You
With a background in using a strengths-based approach to support those with a history of drug or alcohol abuse, our ideal candidate will also offer:
  • A degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or a similar field, and/or equivalent practical experience
  • A current Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • A Queensland Driver Licence
  • Experience in case management and assessment of adults; intervention strategies for at risk individuals
  • A strong, robust understanding of Trauma Informed and Recovery Orientated Practice
  • Sound knowledge of social and community housing, and of issues facing those who misuse drugs and/or alcohol
  • Ability to provide practical and emotional support, with a focus on individual needs and situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of people
  • Proven capability in maintaining objective, accurate and relevant records based on confidentiality, respect and client-centred care
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, which maintain a level of professionalism
  • Confidence in self-management and the prioritisation of your own workload, along with a collaborative nature and interest in being part of a team
  • Competency with Microsoft Office; capacity to learn and use other software and systems
  • Solutions-focused and self-managing with a strong emphasis on working as part of team
About the Position
The overall purpose of the Recovery Practitioner, Sustainable Tenancies – QDAC (Identified) is to assist individuals referred through the Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court to find and sustain housing. The Recovery Practitioner will support participants to navigate housing solutions and maintain their housing for the duration of the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Order (DATO). Case management will assist the individual to maximize their capacity to be independent, self-reliant and connected to community supports.  

This is an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role and Anglicare SQ considers that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under Section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).

We currently have a Full Time availability based in Toowoong (Brisbane) until June 2021. 

 *previous candidate need not apply

Application Process:
Please send us a copy of your current resume and cover letter. We will connect with you to complete an online assessment when you are shortlisted and arrange interviews soon after.

For further information please contact
Adam Barnes

Applications close Wednesday 8 July 2020

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

 Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues.  We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.