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Drug & Alcohol Clinican - Young Community Mental Health Team - Young

Organisation/Entity: Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job Reference Number: REQ41985
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $61,090.67 - $113,518.00
Closing Date: 26/10/2018 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Remuneration: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ41985
Applications close: 16 September 2018
Multi Disciplinary Position

Immerse yourself in a supportive and collaborative team environment
Where you will be working
Young District Hospital provides emergency, medical, surgical, and maternity services.  Of the 37 beds, there are 6 surgery beds and five bassinets. Mercy Care Young adjoins the facility and provides a 26 bed sub-acute rehabilitation and palliative care service. A full range of community health services including community nursing, allied health and mental health services are also delivered by the local team and provide outreach to surrounding communities.
Learn more about the benefits and lifestyle of Young
What you will be doing
This clinical position involves the provision of intake, assessment, evidence based interventions and case management services to individuals referred to the service with issues related to substance use in accordance with relevant NSW Health guidelines.
Interventions are to be provided by this position include, advocacy for the client group, counselling and/or appropriate therapies (CBT, DBT & MI etc), withdrawal supervision and opioid treatment case management (which on occasion may require providing and/or assisting with opioid treatment dosing).
Integral to the position is the provision of professional advice to, and liaison with, other health, community and welfare professionals.
The position provides age appropriate services to individuals of all ages (children, adolescents, adults and the elderly).
Selection Criteria
  • Tertiary qualifications in nursing, psychology, clinical psychology or other recognised qualification within the Health Professionals Award.
  • Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or eligibility for membership of the relevant professional association.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the different classes of drugs, their effects and relevant evidenced based interventions.
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. All criteria must be addressed in your application.
Additional Information
  • Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au
  • Upon appointment the Successful Applicant will be remunerated depending upon their qualifications and as per the relevant NSW Health Awards.

Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Choley MacNaughton on Choley.MacNaughton@health.nsw.gov.au
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.