Clinical Nurse (Primary Intake ATODS)

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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

About your opportunity
The Clinical Nurse Intake Officer in the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (ATODS) is responsible for providing comprehensive intake assessments for people and/or their family who present with substance use disorders. The position will provide a comprehensive range of drug and alcohol nursing services including assessment, screening and brief interventions under a primary health care/harm minimisation framework. The position will be required to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team utilising evidence based assessment and interventions primarily in the alcohol and drug field.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) and current AHPRA registration.
  • Possession of a relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in alcohol and other drugs and/or mental health nursing would be well regarded.
  • C Class drivers licence.

Generous remuneration package value up to $110,268 p.a. comprising salary range of $89,990 to $96,361 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. ( https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-townsville/living-in-townsville )

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/ ) and a bustling nightlife. The Strand ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbDy257N5-o ) is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/events/community-events/strand-night-markets ), be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool ( https://youtu.be/cCu-3afh6_Y ) or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island ( https://www.townsvillenorthqueensland.com.au/destinations/magnetic-island/ ). A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

Interested..?
For a confidential discussion please contact Peter McRae on 07 4433 8030.
Applications ( https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV301374 ) close on Sunday 17 February 2019.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.




10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Townsville region
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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