Youth Drug & Alcohol Counsellor (Melbourne)

“The Eastern Drug and Alcohol Service (EDAS) provides a range of innovative alcohol and drug programs to the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. These include youth and adult counselling, outreach support for young people, group programs, medical services, and training and education. EDAS is run by a consortium of three community health services. This position is located with the Inner East Community Health Service.

EDAS is seeking a counsellor with qualifications in social work, psychology or youth work to provide drug and alcohol counselling and outreach services to young people aged 12-21 in the cities of Boroondara and Whitehorse. This challenging and dynamic position offers an exciting opportunity for a worker with a commitment to assisting young people in individual and group settings.

Inner East Community Health Service provides a supportive team environment and is committed to the provision of quality supervision. The Inner East EDAS Program Manager is a Clinical Psychologist and Registered Supervisor with the Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria.

Salary is S.A.C.S. award and includes attractive salary packaging. For further information regarding this position or to receive a position description, please contact Program Manager Helen Mentha on (03) 9818 6703 or The position description can also be downloaded from the IECHS website:

Applications to be sent to:

Rae Pang

Administration Co-ordinator

Boroondara Cmmunity Health Centre

378 Burwood Rd

Hawthorn VIC 3122

Applications close 31 December 2007