As an employer, Palmerston offers:

  • an organisation that understands the importance of culture and diversity
  • excellent working conditions and environment
  • training, development and support
  • salary packaging benefits

Essential information:

  • Only permanent residents of Australia, or those who have the right to work in Australia may apply.
  • A current Police clearance (for all staff) and Working With Children Check (for specific roles) is a requirement of employment.
  • Palmerston will take into account unspent convictions when determining whether an applicant is suitable for a role.

 Section 50(d) exemption:

  • Employment made under a Section 50(d) exemption of the Equal Opportunity Act has a genuine expectation that the successful applicant will identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


Palmerston’s South Metro Community Alcohol and Drug Service based in Rockingham is seeking a Clinical Coordinator- full time fixed term contract – covering parental leave from 27 April 2020 to 10 February 2021   The successful applicant will coordinate a team of staff with a particular focus on counselling and community development programs. Major duties […]

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Palmerston supports student placements at many of our sites. These are generally arranged through an agreement with your university or college.
To be considered for a student placement, please speak with your university or college and ask them to contact the service closest to you.

Volunteer opportunities

Palmerston also supports volunteers. Most of our volunteers are people who have trained through the Volunteer Drug and Alcohol Counsellors’ Training Program run by the Mental Health Commission.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please view the link

Alternatively, if you have previous experience and/or qualifications in alcohol and other drug work and would like further information, please contact the service closest to you.