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June

Drink And Drug Drive Program Facilitator

Peninsula Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Who We Are and What We Stand For
Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

This role sits within Peninsula Health’s Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) program and is based at the Community Health sites, including Frankston, Hastings and Rosebud. The position involves facilitating the Drink and or Drug Drive Behaviour Change Programs in accordance with VicRoads requirements, including interlock removal program.

The VicRoads Drink Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program (DDDBCP) is based on cognitive behavioural and motivational approaches and includes some education, as well as screening for serious alcohol and other drug problems.
The facilitator will be required to screen and refer participants to AOD services for assessment and treatment and to advise VicRoads of the referral.
Peninsula Health Community Health is an accredited provider of the new VicRoads Drink Drug Drive Behavior Change Program. The role of the facilitator is to present the program in line the VicRoads procedures manual and program guidelines and engage and work with participants on preventing drink and or drug driving in the future.

Key Responsibilities

• Facilitating the delivery of drink and drug drive programs in accordance with VicRoads requirements.
• Approved Facilitators with have skills in behaviour change, group therapeutic processes and working with mandated populations.
• Take a motivational interviewing approach that is engaging, non-threatening, non-judgemental and is similar to other group-based behaviour change programs.
• Incorporate evidence-based design with a focus on best practice principles.
Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

What You Need

• Relevant Diploma level or higher qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Health, Human Services or a related qualification.
• Completion of VicRoads Program Delivery training, including Motivational Interviewing training if required (on the job completion possible if the successful candidate meets all other criteria).
• Experience working in a AOD service with clients with co-existing mental health and AOD issues.
• Ability to work with clients who are intoxicated.
• Demonstrates knowledge in conducting assessments with clients experiencing AOD and legal problems.
• Compliance with all relevant legislation.
Please refer to the Position Description fro a detailed list of criteria.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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