Drug & Alcohol Clinician - Community Mental Health - Bega. Wollongong NSW Employment Type : Permanent Part Time Location: Bega Position Classification: Dependant Upon Qualification
Registered Nurse $32.37 - $45.45 ph Psychologist $34.24 - $50.89 ph Social Worker Lvl 1/2 $32.41 - $46.97 ph Occupational Therapist Lvl 1/2 $32.41 - $46.97 ph Hours Per Week: 32 Requisition ID: REQ188260 Applications Close: 18 January 2021 Interview Details: Interviews for this position will be held the week of 25th January 2021 till 28th January 2021
Where you'll be working
At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.
There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more... information visit our website .
Bega the rural heartland of the Sapphire Coast halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, a short drive to beautiful sandy beaches and national park wilderness. Just 3 hours to Canberra with the perfect climate to the outdoors all year round, including whale watching between June and November. The pretty valley is a beautiful base for exploring gorgeous beaches, tranquil waterways and beautiful national parks.
What You'll Be Doing
The Drug and Alcohol Clinician provides evidence based clinical services to individuals of all ages referred to the service with issues related to substance misuse and/or dependency.
Selection Criteria Tertiary qualifications and current registration with AHPRA for Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers for Social Workers. Demonstrated understanding of and skills in evidence based interventions for substance use and dependence, with a sound knowledge of the different classes of drugs, their effects and relevant interventions. Ability to use this knowledge to develop collaborative, person-centred care plans for consumers affected by substance misuse and dependence. Demonstrated understanding of the broad health and social impact of substance abuse and dependence, and commitment to using the harm minimisation approach when intervening to support consumers affected by substance misuse and dependence. Demonstrated high level communication skills with the ability to engage and collaborate with consumers, their families and carers and/or other stakeholders, and a demonstrated high level proficiency in computer literacy. Current unrestricted drivers' licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances.
Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au
This is a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009 . All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy
Need more information? Click here for the Position Description Find out more about applying for this position For role related queries or questions contact Kelly Winter on 02 6491 9300 or [email protected]
Agency: Health Wollongong NSW Australia
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