RN -Waitemata Community & Home Detox.

Are you a registered nurse who is interested in making a healthy difference for individuals and families affected by substance misuse? Join our dedicated team offering care to people withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs in a community setting, working part-time Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

Follow this link  to find out more about the role.

RN – Triple Care Farm – Robertson (Southern Highlands NSW)

Mission Australia seeks registered nurses (years 1-8) for its new youth specific detox facility, David Martin Place, located in Robertson in the Southern Highlands of NSW.  Their aim is to assist young people aged 16-24 turn their lives around through withdrawal from drug use and  through counselling and other support to increase the chances of long term results.

Find out more at the Mission Australia website. Click here.

Clinical Trials Nurse (Drug and Alcohol)- Sydney

A vacancy exists for a highly motivated Clinical Trials Nurse with appropriate knowledge and skills to join this friendly and supportive team.

The successful applicant will be expected to be able to coordinate established clinical trials at St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research – Clinical Research Program in the Drug and Alcohol Research group. This will be a multi-site NHMRC funded clinical trial in methamphetamine research.

If you want to know more about this exciting opportunity you will find full details when you click  here

Recruiting – Clinical Nurse Consultant – Ingleburn NSW

This is a Permanent Full Time position  within the South Western Sydney Local Health District

This Clinical Nurse Consultant – Grade 1 (CNC1) sits within the Whole Family Team. The Whole Family Team (WFT) is a newly established Tier 4 specialist outreach service for parents or carers with Drug and Alcohol use and or Mental Health problems. This team aims is to improve early intervention, standard of care and outcomes for children and young people and or prevent children being placed in OOHC by working with parents/carers to improve family functioning and relationships. Service delivery will be consistent with Trauma Informed Care, Recovery and Strength based principals. Interventions will be informed by evidence based practice frameworks for working with addiction.

As a Clinical Nurse Consultant and member of the team the CNC1 helps to ensure that parents or carers referred to the WFT have prompt access to support and specialist drug health care. This is achieved through direct contact with consumers, family and or carers and through clinical care coordination, support, education and consultation with healthcare colleagues.

Full details are available by following this link.

Closing date for applications is  2/5/17


Now recruiting – Research Nurse — Stop-C study – NSW

UNSW Medicine

The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

The Kirby Institute UNSW currently has an exciting opportunity for several Research Nurses/Officers to join their team. Full-time and part-time positions are available, located at NSW correctional centres in western Sydney, Lithgow or Goulburn.

In this role, the successful candidates will be responsible for the site coordination of the SToP-C study including patient management at a designated NSW correctional centre(s). The position will involve direct contact with male and/or female prisoners on a daily basis for screening and clinical management of hepatitis C, as well as interaction with Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN) and Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) staff.

Visit the UNSW website for the selection critieria and the position description.

Applications close: 13 April 2017

Registered Nurses – Rozelle NSW

 WHOS (We Help Ourselves) Rozelle – NSW

 Full time/Part Time Registered Nurses…

Are you an experienced RN in the AOD/Mental Health field and looking to expand your career? Be part of a nursing team providing exciting initiatives such as holistic care for individuals in our residential Therapeutic Community programs!

WHOS® (We Help Ourselves) programs and services are based in NSW and QLD and cater for individuals who are experiencing difficulties with Alcohol and other Drug dependence.

We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join WHOS’ multidisciplinary team at our Rozelle campus to be part of a new and exciting initiative overseeing the management of low to moderate withdrawal needs of clients entering the Rozelle programs. These positions will report to and be supported by the WHOS Nurse Manager.

Experience in assessment and referral with an emphasis on withdrawal management and referral pathways is desired. This position will monitor low to moderate withdrawal needs of clients’ onsite at the WHOS Rozelle campus and liaise with community withdrawal management services located within the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network region.

Remuneration negotiable based on experience and qualifications under the negotiated pay rate in line with the NSW Public Health Award with terms and conditions under the Nurses Award 2010.

An application package can be obtained from  Carolyn Stubley – WHOS Nurse Manager

By email carolyns@whos.com.au or phone 02 85 72 7471

 Applications close: April 10th 2017

D&A Nurse Practitioner – Wollongong NSW

This is a full time permanent position for a Nurse Practitioner to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role within the Drug and Alcohol Service of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Applications close on April 2nd 2017.

Click here to view more about this great career opportunity.


Clinical Nurse, A&D Service Brisbane

The Clinical Nurse is a specialist alcohol and drug nurse with advanced knowledge and skills in the assessment and care of clients with substance abuse problems and co-morbidities. The position is responsible for providing alcohol and drug nursing services as a member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure optimal clinical outcomes for consumers experiencing a moderate to severe mental illness and/or substance dependence and achieve maximum benefit from hospital and health care services.

This is a permanent full time position.

Closing date 29.3.2017.

Find out more at this Queensland Government website.

Nurse Unit Manager – South Western Sydney

Permanent Full time / Level 2

Applications close 8.3.2017

The Nurse Unit Manager  will manage the day to day functioning of  the Fairfield Inpatient Withdrawal Unit and Fairfield Enhanced Care Team based at Fairfield Hospital which provides a range of services to reduce drug related harm for the community, including inpatient detoxification, pharmacotherapy prescribing, case management and clinical assessments for clients living in South Western Sydney Local Health District.

You will need to demonstrate management experience including leadership and change management skills as well as experience in the management of clients with drug and alcohol issues.

If this position is of interest to you, find out more at this link.

NUM – D&A Outpatient Services – Opioid Treatment Program- Northern NSW

Permanent Fulltime

The NUM role encompasses operational support and management to the Lismore and Nimbin OTP and to the Riverlands counselling team.

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate knowledge and experience in drug and alcohol nursing and an understanding of NSW Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Clinical Practice Guidelines, NSW Opioid Treatment Program: Clinical Guidelines for methadone and buprenorphine treatment and Nursing & Midwifery Clinical Guidelines – Identifying & Responding to Drug & Alcohol Issues and the Drug and Alcohol Psychosocial Interventions Professional Practice Guidelines.

Closing date for applications is 14.3.2017.

If this position interests you, find out full details at this website.