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AOD Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse

Organisation : Star Health

Location : Melbourne (St Kilda)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Mental / Health Counseling

Sector : Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Health – General, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Star Health

What makes Star Health Tick?

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

About the role

                                 Alcohol & Other Drug Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse

  • Two generous salary sacrifice options
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Rewarding and valuable work


Located in St. Kilda, providing outreach AOD services to the Bayside catchment, the NRW nurse works within a multidisciplinary team to:

  • Support a person to cease or reduce alcohol and other drug use to a level that restores their health and wellbeing.
  • Provide a firm foundation for a person’s longer-term improved health and wellbeing
  • Provide care that is cognizant and responsive to individual need and level of complexity
  • Form part of an integrated and coordinated care pathway.


Ideally, you will possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Nursing
  • Knowledge of principles of prevention and harm minimization as these relate to alcohol and other drug use
  • Demonstrated understanding of the clinical nursing requirements for drug and alcohol withdrawal
  • Demonstrated proficiency in providing person-centered AOD withdrawal services including clinical assessment, care planning, interventions, and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working with clients presenting with dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of the Victorian AOD treatment system


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! 


How to apply

Apply Now and Submit your application 

Applicants must address the Key Capabilities – Essential within the covering letter and complete our application form directly from the Star Health website at

Apply Now to be directed 

For information about the role, please contact Krishna Jones on 9525 1300 or email the Coordinator AOD Integrated Services

Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2022

Job Reference No VAC1037


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

Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical, #MentalHealth_Counseling
Sector: #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Health_–_General, #Mental_Health


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