AOD Transition Worker (Maternity Leave position)

The Community Restorative Centre (CRC) is a community based agency that has been delivering services to people affected by the criminal justice system for 67 years. We work hard to create an environment that encourages professional development and respect for staff to provide effective services for our clients.

Are you passionate about providing AOD counselling and support for people leaving custody who also have complex needs? Would you like a role that is challenging and rewarding? Do you want to work in a strong team that is valued and supported?

An exciting opportunity exists for an AOD Transition Worker to join our motivated team:

  • 38 hours per week
  • Contract to 31/7/19
  • Terms and Conditions of employment as per Level 4 Pay Point 4 of the SCHADS Award 2010
  • Rate of pay equivalent to SACS Award Grade 4 year 4 ($71,761 gross per annum plus super and generous salary packaging options)
  • Based in Sydney’s Inner West

The position will provide outreach drug and alcohol counselling and support to people leaving NSW Correctional Centres – in particular, those with an intellectual disability or cognitive impairment; with a mental illness; who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people; and/or women who have dependent children. The position will focus on the provision of AOD counselling, health promotion, support and referral to individuals for whom access to mainstream services remains difficult and /or inaccessible. Casework services are delivered on an outreach basis.  Position is generally Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm; with occasional out-of-hours’ work to be performed as required.

Click HERE to read the Position Description for this role

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria on a CRC Selection Criteria Form to be considered for this position

We are committed to achieving a diverse and culturally safe workforce, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from CALD backgrounds.

Please send your completed Selection Criteria Form and a copy of your resume to

Applications close by COB on Tuesday 28th August 2018.