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Fresh Start Recovery Programme - Registered Nurse / Medication Competent Enrolled Nurse

Join a dedicated team helping families with addiction. We are a not-for-profit organisation operating with a Christian ethos, offering generous salary packaging in a friendly and supportive working environment.

About the Role

This role reports to the Nurse Manager and is responsible for providing a broad range of clinical services as a visiting nurse in a residential setting.

Duties

  • Complete individual assessments and intake processes
  • Develop holistic care plans
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to the resident
  • Medication management
  • Liaise with medical and volunteer pharmacy staff
  • Provide pathology services such as urine drug screens and venepuncture
  • Liaise with other community agencies regarding clinical management of the resident
  • Perform minor procedures such as immunisations and wound management
  • Deliver health education and promotion programs
    • Act as a clinical resource within the multidisciplinary team

Skills and Experience

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Division One Nurse or Division Two Nurse
  • At least one years’ experience, preferably in an AOD setting
  • Demonstrated relevant clinical nursing skills
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with a range of people from a variety of contexts
  • Self-motivated and flexible

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume through to Karen Thomson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Fresh Start is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage Indigenous Australians and people with lived-experience to apply for this position.

 

Location

Level 1
1 Nash St
Perth WA 6000

 

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