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Drug and Alcohol Worker

Job posted: 26/05/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Healesville

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Family Violence Workers, Nursing

Reference: 23670

Reference: 23670

Occupation: Family Violence Workers, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Healesville

Drug and Alcohol Clinician- Aboriginal Health Team



  • Temporary part time position 22.8 hours per week- reviewed yearly due to funding

  • Based in Healesville with travel around the Yarra Valley and Eastern Health catchment

  • Supportive multidisciplinary team


 Eastern Health


 Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role



  • Advocate and facilitate referrals and access to specialist services

  • Support clients pre, post and during alcohol and drug withdrawel

  • Case Management

  • Liaise with Aboriginal and main stream services

  • Participate in community events


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Cert IV in alcohol and other drugs

  • Current driving licence

  • Ability to work autonomously within a multidisciplinary team

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • Experience working with community based services

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!  or Call us for a yarn about the role  595 71100.


People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are strongly advised to apply.


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Drug and Alcohol Worker

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

JENNY GLADWIN - (03) 5957 1100
Kate Bysouth - (03) 5957 1100

Drug and Alcohol Worker