Treatment Facilitator

Job Description

At Lives Lived Well, we’ve been treating and supporting people whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs for over 50 years. We also support people with mental health and gambling concerns and those transitioning from correctional centres. We’re growing fast and building a reputation as a trusted, innovative provider, focused on clinical excellence… and we’d love you to be part of it.

If you share our belief in recovery, think in a curious and critical way, and thrive on learning and change, join us, and do your best work here!

About the Service 

Our residential service, called “Binbi Yadubay – Healthy Beginnings” offers live in withdrawal, rehabilitation, and family programs all on the one site, each with its own dedicated area. 

Your opportunity

As a Treatment Facilitator you’ll engage and support your clients in their ongoing case management, group facilitation, and treatment of AOD dependency and other associated factors within a residential setting. You’ll walk beside them and celebrate with them when they achieve their goals and help to develop their capacity and confidence. 

Some additional duties include:

  • Work with clients to develop, implement, and review individual treatment goals.
  • Manage a case load of clients providing clinical support, service coordination, referral, and advocacy to assist clients in achieving their goals.
  • Supervise and manage risk where practicable, associated with clients residing in a residential treatment context – including high level complexity and dual diagnosis behavioural management.
  • Facilitate group work. 
  • Provide culturally appropriate practice as relevant to varying clients.
  • Ensure that client records, data collection and reporting are consistent with confidentiality and relevant practice standards.

This is an ongoing full-time position and we currently have more than one opportunity in this area. Whether you have a background in AOD or mental health we would love to hear from you.

The gross annual pay rate on offer ranges between $93,860 to $98,108 per annum (pay rates effective from first full pay period in July) plus super and salary packaging benefits. The salary on offer will be commensurate with the successful applicants’ skills, knowledge, and experience.

These are some of the things you would need to bring to the role:

We are looking for experienced Clinicians who are able to manage their day-to-day duties working cohesively within a team of Treatment Facilitators. This is a high demand environment, so you’ll also be required to balance autonomy and efficiency, providing high quality engagement, assessment counselling and support services to your clients. You will also be experienced in utilising evidence-based practice principles for withdrawal, support, and recovery.  

To succeed in this role, there are some essentials you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a social work, counselling, or mental health 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of clinical practices and working effectively within these frameworks
  • High-level record keeping and note taking skills; able to create and develop detailed reports
  • Capacity to provide risk supervision and management including complex and dual diagnosis behaviour management
  • A calm approach and mature demeanour – along with patience and resilience, and the ability to relate effectively to a range of people, often in times of high-stress and emotion
  • Self-awareness and emotional maturity – you won’t be afraid to ask for support when you need it
  • You’ll self-care – this role can be challenging and it’s important to us that you are at your best, to do your best

What matters most is that you’ll live and breathe our values, which means:

  • You are humble, human, and full of hope.
  • You show up and share.
  • You ask: Why not? And what’s next?
  • You leave a positive wake.

And we’ll support you with some great benefits, including:

  • An extra five paid leave days per year to support your wellbeing and work-life balance.
  • Learning opportunities – a comprehensive induction program and ongoing clinical and leadership capability development.
  • Salary packaging to increase your take-home pay.
  • Regular clinical supervision, case conferencing and debriefings.
  • Fitness Passport membership access to a wide range of gyms, pools, and fitness and leisure centres across Australia, at a discounted rate.
  • An employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your family, including emotional, psychological, financial counselling and wellbeing services.

Check out more employee benefits for you and your loved ones on our careers page.

Applications close Monday, 15th July at 5.00pm, however we will be conducting interviews throughout the process and may close applications early. 

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Nations People.