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Senior Clinician - Drugs and Alcohol Services

Job posted: 09/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 171176

Reference: 171176

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


  • Develop and lead key service quality improvements within DAS and across MHDAS

  • Grow your clinical leadership career at a thriving service committed to innovation

  • Permanent Position available- Full time or Part Time and secondment options


Area Profile


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne ! Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD, we also offer an easier commute from the western suburbs of Melbourne, than travelling across the city. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.


Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.


To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.


About Barwon Health


Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.


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 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 as well as direct client AOD service. 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 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



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional Development

  • Access to 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.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


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


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


#Melbourne, Victoria

Senior Clinician - Drugs and Alcohol Services

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Contact:

Janette Byrnes - (03) 4215 8792
janette@barwonhealth.org.au
Cath Peake - (03) 4215 8505

Senior Clinician - Drugs and Alcohol Services