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Registered Nurse - Residential - Alcohol and Other Drug - Mareeba

Lives Lived Well
  • Established AOD Residential service in Mareeba
  • Work in the beautiful rural setting
  • Part-time 22.8 hours per week, Ongoing role

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Registered Nurse to work as an integral part of the team providing a safe, supportive and structured environment that inspires genuine and lasting change for our residents.

Set on a beautiful property in Mareeba, Shanty Creek is our Indigenous alcohol and drug residential rehabilitation centre that provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women, aged 18 years and over, who are experiencing alcohol or other drugs dependency or misuse and mental health concerns.

The salary range for this $37.10 to $43.25 per hour. We are fortunate that our employees can also access $18,540 salary packaging which increases your take home pay. This position is an ongoing role, working 22.8 hours per week.

About the role:

As the Registered Nurse you will coordinate and monitor the delivery of support for residents at Shanty Creek Residential Centre in Mareeba. This position will provide client centred, evidence-informed care that assists in the achievement of optimal health outcomes for residents with AOD dependency and a broad range of associated psychological and physiological issues.

Duties will include:

  • Clinical Lead for medication and medical / mental health treatment management of clients in residential treatment
  • Monitor the physical condition of residents
  • Coordinate the medical aspects of the service
  • Conduct holistic health care assessments (inc. mental health assessments) and assist in formulation of treatment plans for clients
  • Develop and implement a primary care stakeholder engagement plan
  • Medication management for the service
  • Provide Intake support

About you:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated competence in the provision of client centred nursing care
  • Significant service delivery experience with Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Demonstrated experience providing support to clinical staff
  • Experience and knowledge of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including people from remote communities
  • Proven capacity to work flexibly in the context of a community-based setting and to provide crisis support
  • Experience in working with general practice and/or primary health care settings

What we can offer you:

We're 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.

Working at Lives Lived Well, you will be given access to a variety of regular internal training and development to develop your AOD practice!

About Lives Lived Well:

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence and completed Australian Criminal History Check.

For questions or information about the role, email recruitment@liveslivedwell.org.au, using the subject line: Registered Nurse - Residential - Alcohol and Other Drug - Mareeba enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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