AOD / Drug & Alcohol Counsellor

Requisition Number:  48602

Villawood, NSW, AU


International Health and Medical Services (IHMS)

IHMS is a large Australian based organisation that specialises in providing compassionate and professional multidisciplinary medical care in challenging environments. We primarily work with governments and large private organisations to deliver industry leading service to patients.  We are globally recognised for our unique expertise and offer fantastic opportunities to undertake meaningful work with patients where others can’t. We offer opportunities for people to learn and grow their skills and knowledge in a caring organisation focusing on professional development and clinical excellence.

  • Full Time/Part Time, working between Monday - Friday business hours
  • Competitive pay, free onsite parking
  • Exceptional opportunity to be part of a well-established organisation

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced AOD / Counsellor (Drug & Alcohol) to exercise and boost their skills.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Drug & Alcohol Counsellor for a full time/part time contract in our facility located in Villawood, NSW. You will be providing group and individual counselling therapy and managing clients identified with substance disorders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver drug & alcohol services to persons in detention through assessment, case management, referral services and therapeutic interventions.
  • Provide individual drug and alcohol related counselling
  • Facilitate SMART recovery group sessions on a diverse range of topics
  • Support the site in provision of D&A services


  • No night shifts!
  • Working with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds
  • Working in a unique environment with rewarding experiences
  • Multidisciplinary, dynamic and collaborative team
  • Opportunities to expand your career and support an Australian and international network


  • Full working rights in Australia
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in counselling, social welfare, education, social sciences or other related disciplines.
  • Proven clinical drug and alcohol experience including providing assessment and counselling services to people with drug and alcohol problems.
  • Ability to provide clinical coordination and counselling management of people with co-morbid substance use disorders and mental health problems.
  • Accreditation as a SMART Recovery facilitator or willing to obtain
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or First Aid Certificate


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Only suitable shortlisted candidates will be contacted