Clinical Nurse Consultant - Alcohol and Other Drugs Service

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About the role

This position provides expert contemporary knowledge and application of alcohol and other drug practice and theory, utilising contemporary evidence based clinical practice to guide high quality, safe clinical services across West Moreton Health.


  • provides expert level of professional clinical practice in Alcohol and Drug Services
  • has an advanced level of decision making in collaboration with the expert multi-disciplinary team
  • provides expert clinical leadership to guide AODS integration into clinical services
  • works collectively to apply the principles of good clinical governance
  • applies professional and clinical expertise within nursing and midwifery and other key stakeholder

About You

The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Specialised knowledge and skills in complex, contemporary nursing practice and theory in AODS nursing, working autonomously within a multidisciplinary team requiring minimal direct supervision.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively within teams, with clients and their families and with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advanced clinical leadership qualities recognised at service level to assess, guide and contribute to implementation of innovative and evidence based clinical practices.
  • Provide expert professional advice to primary mental health care providers regarding service delivery, clinical assessments and care planning across the continuum, risk management, mental health legislation.
  • Applies specialised nursing knowledge to primary mental health care and integrated service delivery models, demonstrating high level of knowledge and skills to promote and enhance delivery of share-care services specific to clinical, environmental and geographical needs.

About Alcohol and Other Drugs Service

Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (AODS) provides a free, professional and confidential service for adults and young people who have concerns about their own or another's alcohol or other drug use. The service supports individuals and/or families to make informed decisions and aims to reduce the risk of harm associated with alcohol and other drug use.


17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

Vaccination Preventable Disease

This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  •  have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.
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To apply

Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

25 June 2020
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - West,Ipswich region
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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