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Senior Clinician - Drugs and Alcohol Services - Geelong

Barwon Health
  • Grow your clinical leadership career at a service committed to innovation
  • Supportive, thriving team + psychiatry oversight + research component
  • Permanent Position available- Full time or Part Time options (100k+super+salary packaging)
  • Relocation packages and assistance available to all eligible applicants

Barwon Health Drugs & Alcohol Service is undergoing a period of upcoming expansion of their clinical team. We are seeking a Senior Clinician to provide leadership to our highly skilled AOD clinicians in collaboration with the Manager and our DAS addiction psychiatrist, as well as direct AOD services for consumers. Our DAS service provides clinicians with psychiatry oversight, a possible research component and would be ideal for those seeking office hours of 9-5 - with no shift work involved.

With the service growth and focus on AOD that has come from the Mental Health Royal Commission, there has never been a better time to join our team – apply today!

About the facility

Barwon Health Drugs and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides clinical treatment and harm reduction services for people seeking assistance with their substance use. We provide comprehensive assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal, brief intervention and bridging support, and care co-ordination for people seeking treatment for their substance use. DAS has a range of harm reduction services including the needle and syringe program, naloxone training and provision, opioid replacement assessments and linkages to prescribers, Hep C screening and treatment, overdose support and education.

DAS is located in central Geelong in newly refurbished offices and is in close proximity to University Hospital. The location provides great access to the Geelong shopping and arts precinct, the Geelong Waterfront and public transport. To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About the role

This is a diverse position that involves clinical leadership, workflow management and line management for the DAS team in collaboration with the Manager and Consultant Psychiatrist.

You will seek to foster strong working relationships within MHDAS and across the breadth of community services, and facilitates a culture of professional growth and service improvement with the team. There will also be an opportunity to contribute to service quality improvements within DAS and across MHDAS and provide discipline specific professional supervision.

About the culture

We at DAS are very passionate about the work we do. We are highly experienced and dedicated to providing evidence informed practice and ongoing service improvement for consumers and their families seeking assistance with their substance use.

We pride ourselves in team work and flexibility, and encourage all interested Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Allied Health Clinicians with AOD experience to apply for this position.

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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