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AOD Youth Worker
Stepney (Casual/Part-Time)
  • Multiple casual positions available (with possibility for part-time work on active nights)
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award (SCHCADS), Social and Community Services Employee Level 3 + super + penalty rates

24/7 residential rehabilitation and sobering up service for your people aged 12-24 who are living with substance misuse issues.


About Us

At Centacare Catholic Family Services, our mission is to provide relevant, authentic and effective services that will enhance the quality of life of our clients and enable them to participate fully in the community. We employ approximately 500 staff across our metropolitan and regional locations and we deliver services to over 30,000 South Australians each year, without regard to religion, race, culture, sexuality, gender or economic circumstance. We support people in the areas of disability, family, youth and children, health and well-being, education and training, homelessness and domestic violence. Centacare is an inclusive, child safe and a quality accredited organisation.


About the Position

AOD Youth Workers provide support to young people who are residing at Centacare’s Integrated Youth Substance Misuse Specialist Service (IYSMSS) and have the following key responsibilities:

  • Support young people to reduce their substance use through therapeutic conversations and skills development
  • Provide supports related to mental health, well-being, and relationships
  • Co-facilitate a range of group sessions and activities
  • Assist young people to develop independent living skills
  • Support Young People to safely sober-up, through monitoring their health and wellbeing and providing brief intervention

About You

To be considered for this position you will need to meet the following criteria:


Essential Criteria

  • Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check 
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Certificate IV Alcohol & Other Drugs or equivalent
  • Must be willing and available to predominantly work active overnight shifts and other shifts as required across a rotating roster including weekends.

Desirable Criteria 

  • Experience in working with young people
  • Experience working with individuals impacted by Alcohol and Other Drugs 
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this position as outlined in the position description. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button!


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Gabrielle Preston, Operations Manager, 8215 6700.



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