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Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 14 Apr, 2021

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time
  • Footscray location

About the opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Non Residential Withdrawal (NRW) Nurse to join the North West Catchment team based in Footscray. 

The Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse position is responsible for all aspects of the medical management of a client’s alcohol or other drug withdrawal in a non-residential setting. This includes monitoring client withdrawal symptoms and associated medication management. The NRW Nurse liaises with medical staff (GPs or hospital staff) and other clinical staff (e.g. mental health clinicians) to ensure the safe and effective management of withdrawal and co-occurring physical and mental health conditions.

You can view the full position description here

About you

To be successful in the role you will be a registered nurse (Div 1 or Div 3 Nurse), have a certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake. You will have demonstrated experience working with AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients and proven ability in all aspect of the medical management of a client’s withdrawal program.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core selection criteria in the position description

Applications close

Wednesday 14 April 2021

Get in touch

Linda Coventry-Poole – Clinical Consultant
T: 03 9384 8870

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us:

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Non Residential Withdrawal Registered Nurse via Pro Bono Australia.


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