Program Coordinator - Drug & Alcohol

Job Title: Program Coordinator - Drug & Alcohol
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$102000 - AU$105000 per annum + super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH324377_1716948578
Contact Name: Niall Hay
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2024

Job Description

About Tradewind Recruitment: Join the dynamic team at Tradewind Recruitment, Australia's leading community service recruitment agency! Our mission is to match exceptional individuals with rewarding opportunities, and this role is no exception. With a track record of excellence in the sector, Tradewind is dedicated to making a difference. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey where your skills and passion can truly shine!


The Program Coordinator, under the direction of the Consortia Manager, is responsible for a multidisciplinary team of Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Clinicians. The key purpose of the position is to ensure the effective functioning and service delivery of the assessment, care, recovery, and counselling across the Goulburn Valley Catchment. The role works in an integrated, coordinated practice with AOD stream and related sectors to provide and integrated catchment wide service response.


  • Progressive working environment
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Vehicle provided

Key Responsibilities;

  • Ensure staff fulfill clinical responsibilities with precision.
  • Implement AOD assessment and counselling approaches.
  • Provide leadership, support, and professional development opportunities.
  • Participate in program evaluation and develop strategies for seamless operation.
  • Deliver high-quality assessments, counseling, and support services.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with stakeholders and partners.
  • Conduct dynamic team meetings to inspire innovation and achievement.
  • Ensure thorough record-keeping and compliance with standards.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant health and or welfare tertiary/degree qualification e.g. in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences or a Post Graduate qualification or an associate Diploma with substantial experience.
  • Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the required competencies (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment)*
  • Competencies* in dual diagnosis (or able to complete within the first 12 months of employment). * Refer Appendix A
  • Satisfactory outcome of a confidential Police Check and Working with Children Check. OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation.
  • Empathy for those whose lives have been affected by problematic alcohol and other drug use/ and or mental health disorders.
  • Possession of a current Victorian Driver's License.
  • Information technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Eligibility to work in Australia.

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest-growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Niall Hay on; 03 9110 0095


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

*The Employer considers gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and so we ask that only female applicants apply