Senior Clinician - Drugs & Alcohol Services

Job posted: 07/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 174453

Reference: 174453

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

  • Provide clinical leadership and recovery oriented care for people seeking assistance for moderate to severe substance use concerns 

  • Contribute to service quality improvements within DAS and across MHDAS

  • Join an enthusiastic team with strong support from management and AOD psychiatrist

  • Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (Part time negotiable)

About the role

The senior clinician role at Barwon Health's Drugs and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides leadership to our highly skilled AOD clinicians in collaboration with the Manager and DAS psychiatrist. This role seeks to foster strong working relationships with our consortium partners and internal and external services. Further, this position facilitates a culture of professional growth and service improvement with the team.

About the facility 

Barwon Health Drug and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides treatment and harm reduction services to people wanting to access services regarding their substance use. We provide comprehensive assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal, brief intervention and bridging support for those seeking treatment for their substance use. DAS has a range of harm reduction services including providing the needle and syringe program, naloxone training and provision, opioid replacement assessments and linkages to prescribers, Hep C screening and treatment, overdose support and education.

DAS is located in central Geelong in newly refurbished offices and is in close proximity to University Hospital Geelong. The location provides great access to the Geelong shopping and arts precinct, the Geelong Waterfront and public transport.

About the culture

DAS team are very passionate about the work they do. They are highly experienced and dedicated to providing evidence informed practice and ongoing service improvement for consumers and their families seeking assistance with their substance use.

What we offer

  • Central CBD location & a convenient commute from the Western Suburbs of Melbourne

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave

  • Access to 24/7 employee wellness facility

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! (Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments / Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure)

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon health immunisation policy 

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Senior Clinician - Drugs & Alcohol Services

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Jan Byrnes - (03) 421 58792
Cath Peake - 0401 034 732

Senior Clinician - Drugs & Alcohol Services