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Registered Nurse - Alcohol & Other Drugs - New ROADS

Uniting Communities

Join our team as a Registered Nurse at New ROADS, taking a pivotal role in providing high-level medical and pharmacological support. Collaborate with a dedicated team of Counsellor/Case Managers and Case Workers to address problematic substance use and deliver comprehensive care within the outpatient withdrawal setting.

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Work within the New ROADS team to provide an integrated and comprehensive treatment model to support individuals and their families to address problematic use of alcohol or other drugs
  • Provide comprehensive nursing care to the client group through outpatient withdrawal.
  • Conduct assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the client’s care
  • Provide support and assistance to the GP and implement GP care instructions
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of medical program procedures in conjunction with Service Manager, Senior Coordinator and GP

This is a Permanent Part Time Position (0.8) to Full Time depending on applicant requirements.

Hours will be clinic based, 9AM-5PM.

About You

You will bring the following to this position;

  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Experience in providing AOD and general health education
  • Trained in providing comprehensive psychosocial assessments, treatment and referrals
  • Ability to maintain and update client medical records utilising designated practice software
  • Assessing, planning, implementation and evaluations of the client’s care plans
  • Ability to advocate and consult on AOD health and related issues within the sector

There will be a requirement to facilitate groups and individual consultations, using nursing knowledge and the physical, social and emotional factors that impact on substance dependency.

AOD experience & qualifications will be highly regarded.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services. 

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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