- Part time: 30.4 hours week – Ongoing position
- Attractive salary packaging
- Culture that supports work-life balance.
- Working from Home options may be available
SCHS is a dynamic organisation promoting health, well-being and independence in a social model of health; preventing illness, disease and injury; influencing the agenda for health policy, providing access and equity to health services for our community and encouraging innovation and flexibility to ensure services match community need.
This position provides Withdrawal and Pharmacotherapy Services to client within Drug Treatment Services including;
- Appropriate and planned, supported withdrawal, through assessment, support and education, to persons within the community or hospital based setting.
- Informed options for withdrawal, including Home based, Hospital based and Specialised Facility based options.
- Ensuring the implementation and provision of a home based, outpatient or hospital based withdrawal program, monitoring the withdrawal process and administer agreed treatment as required.
- Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse, Division 1. with mental health experience.
- Experience in Therapeutic Counselling (including community experience) minimum 2 years.
- Involvement with clientele undergoing neuro-adaptive changes due to the process of chemical withdrawal.
The successful incumbent will be required to undertake a national police check.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Jade McInnes, Program Manager Mental Health & Drug Treatment Service, via (03) 5022 5444
To apply, please forward your covering letter and resume highlighting your relevant experience and contact details of three professional referees addressed to Manager Human Resources, email@example.com
Applications must be received by 8am Monday 24 May 2021.
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