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Registered Nurses x3 - Townsville / Gold Coast / Brisbane

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies. 

About Us:

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Why this role matters:

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest providers of alcohol and other drug services. We offer a range of services including Harm Reduction and Primary Health Services as well as a range of treatment types (including residential treatment centres, community-based support programs, counselling and withdrawal management services).

About the Role:

We currently have three permanent full time OR part time vacancies for Registered Nurses's to join us in either Gold Coast, Brisbane or Townsville in Queensland.

This is an incredible opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support a participant-centred service for individuals who experience addiction from Alcohol and/or Other Drugs and Mental Health issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health assessments and brief interventions for participants in our withdrawal management unit and our residential rehabilitation program (individual or group work)
  • Provide guidance, treatment recommendations and training to our staff in regards to participants with mental health concerns and strategies to support those participants
  • Facilitate referrals to external services for participants in the withdrawal unit and residential rehabilitation program
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with other services, ensuring access and referral pathways are available
  • Support and liaise with visiting medical officers and other medical staff as needed

About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Nursing and current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 2 years' experience and demonstrated competence in nursing in the mental health nursing environment, preferably also in the alcohol and other drugs nursing environment but not required
  • Demonstrated skills in triage, medical assessment, decision making and providing appropriate nursing interventions and crisis support
  • Demonstrated competence in infection control procedures
  • Clinical nursing and assessment skills and understanding of professional nursing requirements

Why work for us:

  • Eligible employees can access NFP salary packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Opportunity for training and career development
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted health and fitness programs
  • Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme
  • Up to 5 days paid leave per year to support a TSA program or activity

How to Apply:

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of the role.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for our people. Please note that The Salvation Army has a mandatory vaccination procedure in selected functions. You may be required to provide evidence of Vaccination depending on the role you are applying for.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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