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Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 02/09/2022 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 27391

Reference: 27391

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse



  • Permanent Part Time – (64 hours per fortnight)

  • Carrington Road, Box Hill

  • On-going professional development opportunities provided.


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


We are currently looking for a passionate, kind and enthusiastic Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse (NRW) to join our multi-disciplinary team at Carrington Road site, Box Hill. The key role of a NRW nurse will be to support clients with substance use disorders to safely achieve neuroadaptation reversal or stabilisation through an abrupt cessation or gradual reducing regime.


The role will include undertaking comprehensive assessments for clients seeking an admission to our residential withdrawal unit (Turning Point Addiction Medicine Unit). A successful applicant will demonstrate experience and skills in alcohol and drug assessments, withdrawal management and client referral pathway.


About you


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Current registration with AHPRA 

  • Post Graduate qualifications in AOD, Mental Health and General Nursing

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Experience and demonstrated skills in alcohol and other drug assessments, withdrawal management, and client referral pathways


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


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


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!


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


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**


Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

TEDDY SIKHALI - (03) 9843 1288

Non Residential Withdrawal Nurse