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Registered Nurse


Employer: Lives Lived Well
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Nursing, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 20 December, 2018.
Applications close: 15 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Enjoy job security with a full time ongoing position at Burleigh Heads.
  • Above award Salary on offer
  • Be a Clinical Lead in cases and discussions.
  • No weekend or shift work - just regular hours Monday to Friday.
  • Increase your take home pay with up to $18,500 in salary packaging options.
  • Take up to 5 ‘wellbeing' days off each year plus 4 weeks' leave.
  • Work for a dynamic, family-friendly and inclusive organisation.

About Lives Lived Well

Our story is one of collaboration in which many people work together to help others live their lives well, free from the harm of drugs and alcohol. We're a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation with a team of almost 400 people, delivering innovative and accessible counselling support services across Queensland and regional New South Wales.

We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff by fostering a flexible, family-friendly work culture. We provide five wellbeing days off each year, in addition to four weeks of annual leave. As an employee of a registered charity, you can increase your take home pay by salary sacrificing up to $18,500 towards everyday expenses, meals and entertainment.

The Role

We are looking for a passionate and energetic Registered Nurse to be a clinical lead and oversee the general health and wellbeing of the residents at Mirikai, our live-in drug and alcohol service for people aged 18 to 35. This is a full-time ongoing position working Monday to Friday, based at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Intake support and a lead role with the transition of clients from community to drug and alcohol residential care.
  • Conduct holistic health care assessments including mental health assessments, assist in the formulation of treatment plans and maintain appropriate client records.
  • Build and maintain a therapeutic relationship with residents of the program to identify and address areas of concern.
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of medication management for clients living within our residential facility including safe storage, administration, documentation, staff training, overarching governance and quality control.
  • Monitor the physical condition of residents as required including managing day to day presentations, triaging need in line with priority for care, managing referrals to GPs, coordinating acute care (hospital admissions) and liaising with frontline services where necessary.

About You

  • You possess a current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated competence in providing client-centred nursing care, including experience working with individuals with problematic alcohol and substance use and/or mental health issues.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member and relate positively to a diverse range of people.
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.