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Senior Nurse

Youth Support + Advocacy Service

3 days left to apply

  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Permanent
  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Registered Nurses level 5 dependent on qualifications and experience + 11% Employer superannuation
  • Other registration required: AHPRA

About us

Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is one of Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.

About the position

The purpose of the Senior Intake Nurse role is to provide specialist support and care to Young people that are admitted to the Residential Withdrawal Units and Rehab Units. The position will facilitate withdrawal / rehab services for young people seeking assistance in their physical detoxification and Rehabilitation from licit and illicit substances use. This position works closely with YSAS General Practitioners, community General Practitioners and residential staff team. This position will provide management coverage to the Residential units and Intake Team during periods of managerial leave, this position will then entail being responsible and accountable for the operational performance, financial, quality and risk management of the Residential unit.

Some of the key responsibilities will be:

  • Communicate with young people and relevant family and/or workers to organise for intake assessment.
  • Assess young person for suitability for admission into YSAS Residential Withdrawal Units.
  • Facilitation of and participation in daily morning intake and allocation meeting.
  • Assessment and management of substance withdrawal in collaboration with the primary health team
  • This position will provide management coverage to the Residential units and Intake Team during periods of managerial leave, this position will then entail being responsible and accountable for the operational performance, financial, quality and risk management of the Residential unit.
  • Provide clinical expertise with regard to assessment, treatment and care planning, information on treatment options to clients.

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below.

Please note

  • Service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.
  • As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working with Children Check.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position

Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Emma Hartney, Manager Residential Intake on 0409568654 regarding Senior Nurse – Recruitment Ref. Number - 030_2024.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.

A position description is attached.

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