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Clinical Care Co-Ordinator, Drug and Alcohol - Grafton Community Health

Organisation/Entity: Northern NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ136605
Work Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $100,746.38 - $104,054.50
Closing Date: 17/11/2019 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (52 weeks)
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $50.81 - $52.48 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ136605


Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.

NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

Where you'll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  We offer a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 
Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 
Life in the Clarence Valley…. 

Tired of commuting? Looking for a change of scenery, or a smaller community to raise your family?


When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing tree-change, a family destination or an adventure, the Clarence Valley has something to suit every lifestyle.
We do it differently up here – you might call us ‘rough around the edges’, but it’s more about being down to earth and everyone loves it that way. 
If you’re thinking about relocating, maybe we’re just what you need.
For more information on what living in the Clarence Valley is all about visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing
We are looking for an adaptable and flexible person to make this New Position their own

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 (CNS 2) Drug and Alcohol Clinical Care Co-ordinator coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s National Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses, criteria for CNS2 as outlined in the Public Hospital Nurses and Midwives (State) Award and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.  

The CNS has dual roles:
Clinical support for people during the high risk period prior to commencing opioid treatment.
Consultation and liaison for women using substances during their pregnancy. 
  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia with a postgraduate qualification in a Drug and Alcohol clinical specialty and at least 3 years’ experience working in a Drug and Alcohol clinical specialty
  • Evidence of clinical leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework to plan, deliver and coordinate patient care.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced clinical expertise in relation to clinical nursing practice and independently make decisions that support good patient care outcomes, in relation to drug and alcohol management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice, the facilitation of education to individuals, groups and own professional development
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with individuals and in groups.
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.

  • Need more information?
      1) Click here for the Position Description
      2) Find out more about applying for this position
    For role related queries or questions contact Corinne Maynard on Corinne.Maynard@health.nsw.gov.au

    Applications Close: 17 November 2019