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Non-Residential Withdrawal Registered Nurse

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Provide care & support to people on their journey to achieve alcohol & drug withdrawal.
  • RN Grade 4A + increase take-home pay with up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.
  • No nights or weekends, work part-time weekdays, based in Footscray + client visits.

About the opportunity

Work in a values-based team that cares as much as you do about supporting people facing challenges with substance abuse and helping them on their path to recovery.

Your role will involve direct patient care, counselling, and collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver holistic care and ensure safe and effective management of withdrawal and co-occurring physical and mental health conditions.

You will also work closely with other AOD service streams and related sectors to provide an integrated catchment-wide service response.

What’s on offer

No nights or weekend work! It’s a part-time role with the option to work between 26.6 to 34.2 hours per week during weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

In addition to base salary hourly rate and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and the ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits that can be used on living expenses such as groceries, bills, clothing, streaming services, and much more.

There is also the option to increase your annual leave entitlements through our purchase leave program. You can access a 10% discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre and we also offer a 25% discount off donated goods at Uniting Op shops.

About you

  • Your approach is to meet people where they are at, you are empathetic, patient, and non-judgemental.
  • You have clinical experience in an AOD, and or mental health, and an understanding of harm reduction, substance abuse, and withdrawal care.
  • You have current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse Division 1 and a current driver’s licence.
  • Your interpersonal and communication skills enable you to work well with clients and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have a Certificate IV in AOD and competencies in mental health dual diagnosis or a willingness to complete.

View the position description here

How to apply

Click "Apply Now" to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you’d like to know more, please contact Linda Coventry-Poole, Clinical Consultant: on 0420 663 058 during business hours or email [email protected] using the subject line: Non-Residential Withdrawal Registered Nurse enquiry via EthicalJobs.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

Visit us: vt.uniting.org.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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