Registered Nurse – Heidelberg (Vic)

“Registered Nurse (RN) Part-time

Leading Alcohol & Other Drugs Agency
Generous Salary Packaging
Supportive Team Environment

We are seeking a Registered Nurse to contribute to the provision of a safe and hospitable environment for clients voluntarily seeking withdrawal from the acute use of alcohol and other drugs. Joining the team of RN’s and Alcohol & Other Drugs Support Workers at our Community Residential Withdrawal Service namely Lesley-Anne Curran Place in Heidelberg you will provide clinical monitoring and observation of clients in withdrawal, manage the administration of medically prescribed drugs including methadone and buprenorphine and oversee the delivery of services to clients.

To be successful in this position you will have:

Victorian Registration as a Division 1 or 3 Nurse
Demonstrated knowledge and clinical nursing experience
Demonstrated knowledge of alcohol and other drugs issues
The ability to communicate effectively with clients and treatment providers, and to advocate on behalf of clients
Demonstrated understanding of community-based interventions for reducing harm
An understanding of the application of case planning and case management principles
Strong written communication skills, and the ability to prepare reports
Ability to work a 24/7 Mon-Sun rotating roster

For further information including a position description and details on how to apply for this job please phone 03 9384 8801 or go to the employment section on our website

Applications are to be sent to the HR Manager, 26 Jessie Street, MORELAND 3058 OR email: jobs@morelandhall.org

Closing Date for applications is 5pm Thursday 17th January 2008.

Moreland Hall has more than 35 years experience in the statewide delivery of alcohol and other drug services; we are a leader in the field.  As an employer and Registered Training Organisation, Moreland Hall is committed to providing a positive and supportive work culture where employees have access to professional development and generous salary packaging arrangements.”