Community Support Worker – AOD

Job Category: Community Services
Job Type: Full Time

Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service (WWHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation that prides itself on delivering a range of health services to the community in a style and manner that makes clients feel welcome and comfortable. WWHS operates a range of clinics and provides a range of primary health care and other services which include our Main Clinic (acute and general care), Gudbinji Chronic Disease Clinic, Binjari Health Centre, Women and Children’s Health and Men’s Health. We also deliver Community Service programs which aim to achieve better outcomes in early intervention, treatment and management through an integrated approach in a primary health care setting like our Alcohol and Other Drugs Program, Social and Emotional Wellbeing program, Katherine Individual Support Program and our Strong Indigenous Families program.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Management program is funded to deliver alcohol and other drugs services targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people residing in the Katherine region and their families. The service is required to promote individual and community wellbeing and reduce substance abuse through the provision of holistic, culturally appropriate alcohol and other drug harm minimisation, education, treatment, rehabilitation and after care services.

The Community Support provides for the integration of cultural authority and culturally safe practices in assisting the program team deliver services to the community, by assisting to establish and maintain positive relationships with individuals, families and communities. The role is required to maintain a link between Wurli and their clients who are utilising our services and act as role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by modelling appropriate healthy lifestyle behaviours within a harm minimisation and reduction framework.

Ideally we are seeking candidates with the following

  • Cert II in Community Services
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Working with children’s clearance (Ochre Card)
  • National Police Certificate
  • COVID 19 vaccination certificate

For more information regarding the position specifics please review the (Position-Profile-_Community-Support-Worker-AOD])

If you have any queries regarding this position please contact a member of the Human Resource team on 08 8972 9195 or email

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply

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