ILLAWARRA SHOALHAVEN LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
Purpose of Position
To provide all services to assist clients on the Opioid Treatment Program. This includes assessment, the administration of opioid treatment, monitoring of clients progress, supervision of urines for drug screen annalysis, alcohol breathe annalysis, crisis intervention, case management, education, support and advocacy.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian.
1) Registered Nurse currently registered with AHPRA 2) Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Drug and Alcohol issues. 3) Ability to work with clients from a range of social, cultural and religious orientation, demonstrating a non-judgemental non-discriminatory attitude. 4) Knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to the administration, storage and documentation of S8 drugs. 5) Sound computer skills including data entry, work processing, outlook and intranet. 6) Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain partnerships with a wide range of health professionals and other service providers. 7) Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. 8) Current Class C Drivers Licence (eligible to drive in NSW)