Published April 1, 2021
Last Modified April 1, 2021
Eastern Health
Location
8 Arnold St, Australia
Job Type
Category
Suburb
Box Hill
Closing Date
April 22, 2021

Job Description

  • Employment Type (Perm Part Time)
  • Location: Box Hill and Ringwood East
  • Great service delivery and supportive team

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.

About the role

We are currently looking for a passionate, kind and enthusiastic Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse (NRW) to join our multi-disciplinary team based in Box Hill and Ringwood East. The key role of a 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 also 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 other drug assessments, withdrawal management, and client referral pathways.

For detailed information please refer to the position description

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 AOD/ mental health 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.