Dual Diagnosis Care and Recovery Co-Ordination Clinician

Job posted: 21/11/2022
Applications close: 12/12/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 46750

Reference: 46750

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Westside Lodge DDRC is a state-wide residential rehabilitation service for adults who experience the Dual Diagnoses of substance use and mental health issues.  The DD CRC will provide support to waitlist management in partnership with the Intake and Assessment Co-ordinator at Westside Lodge.

The DD CRC will work to actively reduce the "waitlist drop out" rate, maximising likelihood of the most vulnerable clients that WSL DDRC was designed to target. The DD CRC role will include actively following up ongoing linkages with community service providers to support the increase in knowledge of the Dual Diagnosis model of care, and the complexities of treatment planning for this cohort.

The DD CRC will also have a role with post-discharge bridging support, ensuring continuity of care in the transfer back to the community, maximising treatment gains

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Dual Diagnosis Care and Recovery Co-Ordination Clinician

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Linda Kelly - 83454019
David Conti - 83454010

Dual Diagnosis Care and Recovery Co-Ordination Clinician