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Registered Nurse - Dooralong

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest providers of alcohol and other drug services. We offer a range of services including Harm Reduction and Primary Health Services as well as a range of treatment types (including residential treatment centres, community-based support programs, counselling and withdrawal management services). We work to a modern, evidence based and holistic Model of Care which can be viewed here: www.salvationarmy.org.au/scribe/sites/auesalvos/files/need-help/AOD_National_Model_of_Care.pdf

The Dooralong transformation Centre is a 70-bed residential AOD Treatment Program for individuals who are experiencing alcohol, drugs and/or gambling dependencies. It operates under The Salvation Army Bridge Program with incorporates:

  • Group discussion and one-on-one sessions
  • Drug and alcohol education
  • Health care assistance
  • Recreational activities
  • Vocational training

The combined programs result in a holistic approach to the treatment of addiction, enabling participants to strive towards physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well-being.


We are seeking a pro-active and values-driven Registered Nurse to be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing specialised nursing intervention, clinical assessments, groupwork and referral for clients admitted to the Dooralong Transformation Centre in a safe, sensitive and culturally appropriate manner which meets their immediate physical, mental and emotional needs which are in line with The Salvation Army (TSA) values and mission.

This is a permanent part time position 30.4 hours per week.


  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation


  • Tertiary qualification in Nursing and current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Knowledge and ability to work in the Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Field
  • Demonstrated understanding of Medication Management
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with clients having a dual diagnosis
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience in regard to developing and coordinating case management plans
  • At least two years in recovery, if applicable.
  • Clinical nursing and assessment skills and understanding of professional nursing requirements.
  • A current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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