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Jobs at Jarrah House

Jarrah House is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community and providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from LGBTQ communities are encouraged to apply.

For client-facing roles, we only employ those who identify as a woman.  An applicant’s gender is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 31 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.  In addition, an applicant’s race may be a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

We are a team of counsellors, nurses, social workers, Aboriginal health workers, childcare workers and administrative staff.  We provide holistic care and support to alcohol and other drug consumers in a peaceful residential setting on country which has long been known as a place of healing.

Our primary focus is on the woman in treatment and her children; we serve through our values of professionalism, excellence, accountability and respect/compassion.  As a member of our team you will demonstrate these values, have qualifications and skills appropriate to the job, and demonstrate a collaborative working style.

To assist you to most effectively support our consumers in treatment, we aim to create and look after the health and wellbeing of our team, including:

  • Flexible working and leave arrangements
  • Wellness support, benefits and discounts
  • Salary packaging
  • Monthly super contributions
  • Employee Assistance, Clinical Supervision and Cultural Supervision
  • Training and professional development

Jarrah House is a smoke/vape-free workplace.  All who wish to work with us need a current Working With Children Check and National Police Check.

To apply for a vacant position, please click the link within the listing.  This will take you to the advertisement and our job application portal.

Present opportunities are:

Counsellor (part-time or casual)

We are looking for Counsellors to expand our team at Jarrah House, working on a part-time or casual employment basis.  As a degree-qualified counsellor or social worker, with skills to provide case management to women in treatment, and plan transfer of care for their ongoing journey, you will play a key role within the clinical team.  You will also be taking responsibility for improving client outcomes, treatment goals, and collaborating with team members to deliver effective therapeutic interventions for women in both individual and group settings.

Please fill in the form below and upload your resume to apply.

Aboriginal health worker

Our team is looking for a new member to contribute to culturally safe treatment for women being supported to deal with their Alcohol and Other Drug use.  If you are interested in this opportunity, we can provide additional support through Community Mentoring and sponsorship for training in Certificate IV in AOD.

Please fill in the form below and upload your resume to apply.

Childcare worker and casual childcare worker

We are looking for experienced Childcare Workers to join us.  Our clients bring children from newborn to five years of age to stay with them for the 10-week treatment program.  Children are cared for during the day in Jarjums, the on-site childcare space, which operates seven days per week while mothers attend their daytime activities.

The childcare worker makes an important contribution to the development of the children and works collaboratively with the mothers to create a sense of safety and well-being for the child.

Please fill in the form below and upload your resume to apply.

Unadvertised roles

If you would like to work with us but your role of interest is not advertised above, please complete the inquiry form below.

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.

The Women’s Alcohol and Drug Advisory Centre acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of First Nations peoples.

We proudly acknowledge that we work on the land of the Bidjigal peoples who traditionally occupied the Sydney coast.

We are a Registered Charity and accredited under the Australian Service Excellence Standard.  Our service is founded on compassion.

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