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Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse - Gippsland

Latrobe Community Health Service
  • Located across Gippsland, full-time, permanent
  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Total remuneration package of $130,020 per annum including superannuation and the full optional benefit of salary packaging.

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Addiction Services is a large multidisciplinary unit consisting of Alcohol other Drug (AOD) Treatment Programs; including assessment, counselling, care and recovery coordination, day rehabilitation, non-residential nurse withdrawal, pharmacotherapy, harm reduction and Hepatitis C. We also provide a range of counselling, mental health and gamblers help.

The Non-residential Withdrawal Nurse (NRWN) supports people to safely achieve withdrawal through an abrupt cessation or gradual reducing regime, in coordination with a multi-disciplinary team, including medical services such as hospitals and general practitioners.

The NRWN assists both voluntary and court referred (forensic) clients to cease or reduce AOD use to a level that restores a person’s health and wellbeing in the short term and provides a firm foundation for a person’s longer term improved health and wellbeing. Forming part of an integrated and coordinated care pathway via linkage with the care and recovery coordination and counselling services is an important component of this role.

To be successful, you will require;

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Division 1 or Division 2 Registered Nurse with medication endorsement.
  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and other Drugs and Mental Health or completion of core competencies (or willingness to complete in first 12 months).
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence.
  • A current Working with Children Check

For more information please contact Naomi Taylor, AOD Senior Nurse on 0457 198 973.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click the Apply Now button.

Latrobe Community Health Service is committed to better health, better lifestyles, strong and inclusive communities.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people whom are from different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email [email protected] using the subject line: Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse - Gippsland enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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