Needle Syringe Program outreach worker (casual)

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 12/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 30574

Reference: 30574

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

• Be part of a major Public Health Service and enjoy excellent salary packaging, ongoing career development and great benefits.
• Great team, respectful culture and supportive management
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The SHARPS NSP Outreach Worker’s key role is the provision of Harm Reduction services including distributing sterile needle and syringes. The NSP Worker also provides health information particularly relating to safer injecting of illicit drugs. The Worker will also assist in the referral to other services such as Drug and Alcohol, GPs, housing, health services and have the ability to empathize with current injecting drug users.

What You Need

• Current Victorian Drivers License
• Demonstrated understanding of the philosophy of Harm Reduction and its applicability to IDU
• Certificate IV in Drug & Alcohol and or agreement to complete
• Knowledge of relevant service provider groups
• Effectively liaise with relevant service providers
• Understands the purpose of, and is able to use, common software applications for word processing and email

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Needle Syringe Program outreach worker (casual)

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Sean Swift - 0397847410
Melissa Virtue - 0397847409

Needle Syringe Program outreach worker (casual)