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Odyssey House is one of the most successful drug rehabilitation centres in Australia and is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

Recruitment is flexible, enabling staff to develop and excel in their career. We employ people who are good at what they do and want to become a valued member of our professional team.

All applicants are required to undergo a Police Check and hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check.

Recruitment Process

You’ve seen a position at Odyssey House NSW, you’re interested in, so what next?

Before applying for a role at Odyssey House NSW, we recommend reading through our website to learn more about Odyssey House NSW to ensure our values and culture are a good fit for you.

To apply for a vacant position advertised on this page, please follow the ‘How to apply’ instructions within an advertisement.  If you would like to express your interest in working with us in a position not listed on this page as a current vacancy, please forward your Resume with a Cover Letter outlining the position you are interested in to helppeople@odysseyhouse.com.au.

Senior Operations Manager – AOD Programs

Location: Hybrid and South West Sydney

Reporting to the Director of Programs, you will lead a team of specialised Coordinators, Managers, and other relevant staff to ensure the Programs they lead are undertaking required activities to an appropriate standard and are meeting KPIs.

A key point of contact, representing Programs in internal leadership discussions including Leadership and Management Team, Quality and Clinical Leadership Group, and Programs Management Team. As well as in a range of relationships including with funders and other stakeholders.

With a hybrid work model, this role provides a level of flexibility, although a presence is required across services in South West Sydney.

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Family Recovery Centre Manager

Location: South West Sydney

The Odyssey Family Recovery Centre Manager oversees the Parenting Programs in the Odyssey Residential Programs Division. This is a brand-new service, providing an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development and creation of services.

The Centre Manager works to support the Senior Operations Manager – Residential by line managing staff, ensuring KPIs and budgets are met and overseeing Quality Improvement and program service delivery. The Family Recovery Centre Manager sits in the Leadership and Management Team of Odyssey House NSW.

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Odyssey College – Principal/Head of College

Location: South West Sydney

We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate individual ready to lead one of Australia’s most unique and rewarding schools – Odyssey College (to commence as soon as possible).

Odyssey College is the education arm of Odyssey House NSW, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation service which has been supporting the community for over 40 years. Odyssey College functions as a Year 11 equivalent school and provides clients in our residential program a rich and worthwhile educational experience.

We’ve seen time and time again that providing this level of education supports our residential clients to build a better life, both during and after the program. You can learn more about the College here – be sure to watch this video overview and learn how the College changes lives for the better.

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For more information and a copy of the position description, please contact
mikaela.sremchevich@odysseyhouse.com.au or call 02 9030 3961.

Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker (OP102)

Location: North West Sydney & Hills District

The Sydney North Community Programs team works as part of a larger Community team spread across Greater Sydney and the Southern Highlands and alongside our Residential, Parent’s and Children’s, and Medical programs.

Odyssey House NSW is seeking an innovative and experienced individual to work as part of a team delivering individual and group treatment as well as care coordination and wrap around support.

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Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE) Teacher (OP90)

Location: South West Sydney

Odyssey House NSW has a unique and rewarding opportunity for a passionate educator to work within a therapeutic community.

This role is primarily responsible for teaching the practical components of the PDHPE syllabus to the students of Odyssey College.  Teachers are required to prepare and deliver differentiated lessons and meaningful activities to assist the needs and requirements of our residents/students.  As Odyssey College is a specialist school, class sizes may vary.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Worker (OP99)

Location: South West Sydney

Odyssey House NSW has an opportunity to join our dynamic and growing AOD team in our residential centres.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative professional to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure high quality support and treatment for the clients of the Odyssey House NSW Residential Therapeutic Community.

AOD Workers provide a range of specialised AOD treatment services within the Odyssey House NSW Model of Care including comprehensive and brief assessment, group facilitation, case management and AOD treatment support.

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Psychologist or Social Worker (OP92)

Location: South West Sydney

Odyssey House NSW has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and growing Residential Programs team based in South Western Sydney on full time basis for a fixed term. (Maternity leave cover to June 2023).

The Clinical Team offer specialist support to Odyssey residential clients with complex or additional support needs, including mental distress, also issues around trauma, other counselling needs, and contact with the criminal justice system. Members of the Clinical team additionally provide case review and clinical advice to the AOD Workers and other members of the residential team.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Case Worker Continuing Care (OP80)

Location: Penrith

Odyssey House NSW has an exciting opportunity to join our brand-new team working closely with AOD services in the Nepean Blue Mountains region. The role works within a small team, providing aftercare case management to people who are being helped by AOD Clinical Services. Case management including support with employment, training, housing, and living and social skills to ensure recovery gains are maintained.

The Nepean Blue Mountains Community Programs team works as part of a larger community team spread across Greater Sydney and the Southern Highlands and alongside our Residential, Parent’s and Children’s, and Medical programs. Odyssey House NSW is seeking innovative and experienced individuals to work as part of a team delivering AOD Aftercare.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Workers (OP73/76)

Location: Campbelltown

Odyssey NSW currently has two exciting opportunities to join our dynamic and growing Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Programs team based at Campbelltown on full time basis for a fixed term.

This role also provides individual AOD and wellbeing recovery one-to-one treatment, care planning, care coordination and case management including working with external services and providers where required to further client individual goals.

The South Western Sydney Community Programs team works as part of a larger Community team spread across Greater Sydney and the Southern Highlands and alongside our Residential, Parent’s and Children’s, and Medical programs.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Worker (OP74)

Location: Redfern

Odyssey House NSW has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and growing Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health Community Programs team based at Redfern on full time basis for a fixed term.

This role also provides individual AOD and wellbeing recovery one-to-one treatment, care planning, care coordination and case management including working with external services and providers where required to further client individual goals.

The Redfern Community Programs team works as part of a larger Community team spread across Greater Sydney and the Southern Highlands and alongside our Residential, Parent’s and Children’s, and Medical programs.

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Aboriginal Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Worker (OP65)

Location: Blacktown

Odyssey House NSW is seeking an Aboriginal Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Worker with experience in the AOD sector or working with Community to work within a small Community Programs team.

This position will assist in the development, implementation, and delivery of an AOD service model that is culturally appropriate and meets the needs of Indigenous Communities within the Sydney region.

The successful candidate will be mainly based at Blacktown, with occasional travel to our other sites and to other services.

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Registered Nurse, Community Programs – Health Pathways (OP38)

Location: Hornsby and Sydney North region

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) who is looking for a new rewarding role?
Odyssey House NSW (OHNSW) currently has a unique opportunity for a RN to work with our small Community Programs team at Hornsby and in the Sydney North region.
The successful candidate will support the health needs of the clients of the OHNSW Community Programs including through education and support for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Team and through a community nursing case management approach.

This position will assist our clients to access additional care for their health, mental health and wellbeing, including particularly through supported referral into primary care and specialist care.

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Aboriginal AOD Worker (OP41)

Location: Hornsby

Odyssey House NSW is seeking an Aboriginal Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Worker with experience in the AOD sector or working with Community to work within a small Community Programs team. This position will assist in the development, implementation, and delivery of an AOD service model that is culturally appropriate and meets the needs of Indigenous Communities within the Sydney region.

The successful candidate will be mainly based at Hornsby, with occasional travel to our other sites and to other services. Full-time to June 2022 with highly likely extension for a further 2 to 3 years. NFP salary sacrificing available.

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