Published January 8, 2019
Last Modified January 9, 2019
Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc.
Job Type
Closing Date
January 30, 2019

Job Description

  • Casual
  • Respected Not for Profit
  • 15 minutes from Pakenham

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc. is a leading Victorian-based drug and alcohol treatment organisation.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environment, supporting our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

Directly accountable to the Clinical Lead, the Enrolled Nurse is responsible for providing nursing assistance as well as assessment and education to Therapeutic Community (TC) residents. This position works predominately with residents who are entering treatment to ensure stability and preparedness for future treatment. This position works on a roster system.

TC residents rehabilitate by exploring their own life experiences and learning from the experience and insights of others.  In education, therapy, and work groups which form the basis of the daily routine everyone has an opportunity to explore new ways of experiencing life.  The TC is all about change and growth in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.

Located 75kms east of Melbourne, on a 40 acre property, residents live in self-contained houses in a campus style setting.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Nursing and assessment skills
  • Experience working with clients within the AOD and/or Mental Health sector
  • Experience working with ORT clients
  • Ability to develop and deliver health education seminars
  • Ability to provide training and mentoring

Your qualifications will include:

  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA Registration

Position Description:

To be considered, applications must address the selection criteria contained in the Position Description – see the jobs page on our website


If you have any queries, please contact via email at

Applications close:

30 January 2019 at 5.00pm

Application process:

Please email your completed application to remembering to include your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a current CV.

A valid Working with Children Check is mandatory for this position and a police check will be administered for preferred candidates.  We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

Key Selection Criteria

Please see Position Description on our website: