Position Details
Reference Number 16013
Position Title Program Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Private Hospital
Location Calvary Riverina Hospital
Award Classification Riverina HP&SS - Health Prof Level 3 1yr
Hours 20
Job Advertisement


Program Coordinator – part time position 0.5   


(This position will commence part time with capacity to increase to fulltime or job share as the project expands).


The Program Coordinator for the Women’s Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services will be responsible for working with the Manager to implement a comprehensive outpatient drug and alcohol treatment service for women. This new innovative service will have particular focus on vulnerable groups including pregnant women, aboriginal women and their young children.


Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre is a campus of Calvary Riverina Hospital providing a diverse range of integrated drug and alcohol support services to the Wagga and Riverina regional area.


Calvary Riverina is seeking suitable applicants with a diverse skill set to support this new project. The successful application will demonstrate the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary level qualification in social work/welfare or behavioural sciences or registered nurse/midwife
  • Current AHPRA registration relevant to qualifications or discipline
  • Minimum five years (5) post graduate experience working with women and children
  •  Demonstrated understanding of drug and alcohol issues and how they impact on the health and wellbeing of women and families

  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of collaboration with the various health and community sectors/agencies including primary health to improve health outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of culturally sensitive practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Commonwealth and State Government priorities in relation to drug and alcohol services
  • Demonstrated understanding of intensive and assertive case management models
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Current driver's license

Enquiries to:

Brendan McCorry Clinical Manager Drug & Alcohol Services 0269 326811 or brendan.mccorry@calvarycare.org.au 


Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualifications in social work, welfare or behavioral science or registered nurse/midwife
Essential: minimum of five years (5) post graduate experience working with vulnerable women and families
Essential: Demonstrated understanding of drug and alcohol issues and how they impact on the health and wellbeing of women and families
Essential: demonstrated understanding of culturally sensitive practise
Essential: demonstrated understanding of case management practices
Essential: good understanding of the impact of substance use on women's health during pregnancy and health of the unborn child
Essential: good verbal and written communication skills
Contact Person Brendan McCorry
Contact Number 0269326811
Contact Email Brendan.McCorry@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 20/10/2017
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Program Coordinator Women and Childrens program PD.pdf Open