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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 su.stilwell@odysseyhouse.com.au.

Nursing Unit Manager

Odyssey House NSW (OHNSW) is currently seeking a Nursing Unit Manager (NUM), Level I to lead our 12 bed Medical Detox Unit in Ingleburn and our Medical Office at our Eagle Vale Residential site.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a team of dedicated nurses and clinicians to ensure the delivery of high-quality treatment and support in line with the OHNSW Model of Care. The Medical Unit is based in a semi-rural setting in Ingleburn, providing privacy and comfort to our residents. It is staffed 24 hours a day by nursing and AOD staff and provides withdrawal management and other health care to the resident clients of the Residential Program.

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Psychology/Social Work Mental Health Specialist

Due to a recent expansion of programs and services, Odyssey House NSW is looking to recruit a full time mental health and wellbeing professional, likely a psychologist, social worker or similar to work with our Community Programs team based in Redfern. In line with our funding contracts, the role is initially until June 2022, however potential to be ongoing in line with contracts.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative professional to work to support people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region with mental health concerns, including those with co-occurring concerns with alcohol and other drug.

Due to current COVID restrictions, an element of this role would include working remotely (at home) initially.

The role will provide specialist mental health and wellbeing treatment and support.

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Specialist Treatment And Support Worker

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and innovative professionals to work to support people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region with mental health concerns, including those with cooccurring concerns with alcohol and other drug.

Due to current COVID restrictions, an element of this role would include working remotely (at home) initially.

The role will include one-to-one and group support, case management and care coordination and the establishment of effective linkages with other supports in the community.

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Specialist Treatment And Support Worker (Part-time, 0.5 FTE)

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and innovative professionals to work to support people in the Central and Eastern Sydney region with mental health concerns, including those with cooccurring concerns with alcohol and other drug.

Due to current COVID restrictions, an element of this role would include working remotely (at home) initially.

The role will include one-to-one and group support, case management and care coordination and the establishment of effective linkages with other supports in the community.

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Academic Coordinator

The role of Academic Coordinator requires the successful candidate to perform their usual teaching duties with additional leadership responsibilities to support the Principal with the coordination of the College’s academic programs.

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Teacher (Part-Time, 0.8 FTE)

We are looking for an innovative and inspiring part-time teacher (4 days per week) to work with residential clients at Odyssey College. Odyssey College is the education unit of Odyssey House NSW.

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Teacher (Maternity Leave)

We are looking for an innovative and inspiring teacher to work with residential clients at Odyssey College for a fixed term covering a period of maternity leave. Odyssey College is the education unit of Odyssey House NSW.

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Alcohol And Other Drugs Treatment Worker

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative professional to work within a vibrant and passionate Community Programs team based at Blacktown on full time basis for a fixed term. Due to current COVID restrictions, an element of this role would include working remotely (at home) initially.

The successful applicant’s main role will be to provide treatment and support for people presenting with harms related to their AOD use. This will include delivering effective care coordination in line with the person’s own treatment goals, conducting assessments, facilitating educational and support groups, providing individual treatment face to face and online, in addition to making appropriate and supported referrals to other services as required. They will also when needed, travel to other Community Programs sites.

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Assessment Specialist AOD Treatment Worker

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Odyssey House NSW Therapeutic Communities (TC) in a brand-new role based in Eagle Vale and Ingleburn. Odyssey House NSW is a dynamic and growing, leading provider of Alcohol and Other Drug treatment and support in NSW and our residential TC’s provide a holistic range of supports to those seeking hope and change in their lives.

We are seeking a keen and experienced AOD professional to join our dedicated team at the Odyssey House NSW Residential Programs on a full-time basis for a fixed term of at least 3 years.

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Residential Programs Manager

Are you an experienced and innovative professional ready to take on a brand-new role in the leadership team of Odyssey House NSW Programs?

Due to significant change in the Programs Directorate of Odyssey House NSW a new senior role has been created to oversee all of Odyssey’s Residential Programs, reporting directly to the Director, Programs. The Residential Programs Manager is responsible for leading a team of Coordinators, Clinicians and Managers to ensure the delivery of high-quality effective programs and supports. This is a full time, fixed term opportunity (tied to funding contracts).

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Residential Support Worker, Parents and Children’s Program

The Odyssey House NSW Parent’s and Children’s Program is an established and growing service supporting single parents and couples with accompanying children in the Therapeutic Community of our Residential Rehabilitation.

The Odyssey House NSW Parent’s and Children’s Program is an established and growing service supporting single parents and couples with accompanying children in the Therapeutic Community of our Residential Rehabilitation.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Worker

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative professional to work within a small Community Programs team based at Campbelltown on full time basis for a fixed term.

This position provides effective, comprehensive AOD assessment that is holistic and culturally competent. The successful applicant’s main role will be to conduct assessments with further opportunities to facilitate educational and support groups, provide counselling face to face and online, in addition to making appropriate and supported referrals to other services as required. They will assist with creating linkages to relevant support services to enhance the broad recovery outcomes for clients.

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Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Worker

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative professional to work within a small Community Programs team based at Campbelltown including 3 days per week at our Bowral site.

This position provides effective, comprehensive AOD assessment, counselling and group facilitation that is holistic and culturally competent. The successful applicant will conduct assessments, facilitate educational and support groups, provide counselling face to face and online, in addition to making appropriate and supported referrals to other services as required. They will assist with creating linkages to relevant support services to enhance the broad recovery outcomes for clients.

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