AOD Non-Residential Withdrawal Nurse

Non Residential Withdrawal Nurses

  • Leading Alcohol and Other Drugs Agency
  • Full Time and Part Time, fixed term
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

Uniting Care ReGen and Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) have been contracted by the Victorian Department of Health to operate a range of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment services across the north and west metropolitan areas of Melbourne. These services will operate in partnership with a range of other community service organisations to best meet the needs of vulnerable people and families needing support.

ReGen are currently seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Non Residential Withdrawal (NRW) Nurses to join the NRW team. These are fixed term until 30 June 2018. The vacancies are based in the following locations with travel as required.

  • Part Time (0.6 FTE) – Coburg

The NRW Nurse is responsible for all aspects of the medical management of a client’s alcohol or other drug withdrawal in a non-residential setting. This includes monitoring client withdrawal symptoms and associated medication management.

To be successful in the role you will be a registered nurse, have a certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs or the required competencies in AOD and qualifications in dual diagnosis or willingness to undertake. You will have demonstrated experience working with AOD and/or dual diagnosis clients and proven ability in all aspect of the medical management of a client’s withdrawal program.

Applications should include a CV, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description and sent to by Thursday 20 November 2014.

For further information please contact Sandra Simpson on 9384 8866.