Published January 11, 2021
Last Modified January 12, 2021
Eastern Health
481-493 Maroondah Highway, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
February 11, 2021

Job Description

Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse

  • Employment Type: Perm Part-Time
  • Location: Box Hill and Ringwood East sites
  • The benefit of your department. We offer AOD learning and personal development opportunities.

Eastern Health   

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

We are currently looking for a passionate, kind and enthusiastic Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse (NRW) to join our multi-disciplinary team at Carrington Road site, Box Hill. The key role of an NRW nurse will be to support clients with substance use disorders to safely achieve neuroadaptation reversal or stabilisation through an abrupt cessation or gradual reducing regime. The role will include undertaking comprehensive assessments for clients seeking admission to our residential withdrawal unit (Turning Point Addiction Medicine Unit). The successful applicant will demonstrate experience and skills in alcohol and drug assessments, withdrawal management and client referral pathways.


What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Key Selection Criteria

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA
  • Post Graduate qualifications in nursing
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high-quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.