- Melbourne • Parkville
- Job posted on: 15th Oct 2021
- Applications close:
The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.
Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.
The Women's Drug and Alcohol Service is a state wide service providing specialist clinical services and professional support in the care of pregnant women and their babies impacted by complex substance use and alcohol dependence. Our philosophy values a social model of health, gender sensitivity and acknowledges the diversity in womens lives. The service provides state wide multidisciplinary professional support, education and training, secondary consultation, professional and student placement and consumer and professional resources. In addition the service has a leadership role in improving outcomes for pregnant women affected by drugs and alcohol. This includes an advocacy role in policy and program development and research.
Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:
To be successful within this role you will need to have:
The Women's Social Model of Health Division is a newly formed division that reinforces our commitment to the social determinants of health. Whilst all services at the Women's ensure health equity for all women, the Social Model of Health Division brings together our multidisciplinary services and programs that specialise in providing care to women facing challenges that may adversely affect their health. When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all.
Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/.
We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.
The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTIQ.
For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.
All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.
Please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.
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