Senior Practitioner

  • Fixed term until June 2024
  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Remuneration SCHCADS level 6 dependent on qualifications and experience + 11 % Employer superannuation


About the position

The Senior Practitioner is a member of The Zone working closely and collaboratively with a Care Coordination Practice Lead from Drummond Street, as well as other Senior Practitioners across the Inner, North and Western catchments.

The position leads site practice and provides practice supervision and operational supervision and practice support to Youth Workers AOD and AOD Nurses.


Some of the key selection criteria includes:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and application of a range of therapeutic approaches and frameworks for individuals, couples, families and specifically young people from diverse communities impacted by AOD use.
  2. Demonstrated experience in delivery of group programs.
  3. Demonstrated ability to manage, lead and grow the capability of a multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Expertise in providing operational and/or practice supervision to youth AOD workers, and presenting cases for peer review.
  5. Demonstrated networking and stakeholder management skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with partners and external agencies [e.g. government, NFP, and other sector funders and leaders].
  6. Demonstrated ability to build and lead workplace culture, and plan and lead change.

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below.


Please note:

  1. Service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.
  2. As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working with Children Check.
  3. You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.


Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Jess Macauley, Community Manager, on 0437864442 regarding the role of Senior Practitioner – Recruitment Ref. Number 074_2023.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.
Vacancy Description - PD - Senior Prac AOD - The Zone (1).pdf (532 kB)
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