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A drug and alcohol counsellor provides support and treatment for people with drug and alcohol dependency problems, develops strategies which assist them to set goals and affect and maintain change, and provides community education. In Australia drug and alcohol counsellor is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor Occupation Lists
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Group: 2721 Counsellors
The job of a drug and alcohol counsellor in Australia is to provide information on vocational, relationship, social and educational difficulties and issues, and work with people to help them to identify and define their emotional issues through therapies such as cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal therapy and other talking therapies.
Most occupations in the drug and alcohol counsellor unit group (Group 2721) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Drug and Alcohol Counsellor Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same drug and alcohol counsellor group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Drug and Alcohol Counsellor in Australia is $ 68,431 for male employees and $ 54,014 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 46.8 Females: 45.2 Persons: 45.7
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2721) Counsellors - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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