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Registered Nurse Specialist - Drug & Alcohol

Job Req ID:  91642
Posting Start Date: 
Location: 

Grafton, New South Wales, AU

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Description: 

 

  • Bring your expertise in Drug & Alchohol treatment to this specialist role
  • Brand New Technology Infrastructure, State of the Art Facility
  • Work in a passionate multidisciplinary team with a unique focus on rehabilitation and reintegration

 

About You
You will be ready to embark on an exciting career opportunity, joining a passionate team at the new Clarence Correctional Centre in Grafton, NSW. You are an experienced Registered Nurse Specialist in Drug & Alcohol with the highest level of personal integrity who demonstrates Serco’s values and is passionate about making a positive difference every day. You will thrive on contributing to a safer community through the delivery of accessible, effective, and high-quality continuity of health services to those in our care.
 
About the Role
You will have the opportunity to fully utilise your skills and experience and be part of the delivery of timely holistic care according to scope of practice within a correctional health setting. Our Health Services team provide primary care based on a patient-centred model allowing patients to actively participate in their health management. The team will work closely with correctional staff to deliver holistic and integrated patient-centred health services that treat and prevent communicable disease, and proactively treat chronic disease; educate custodial patients on healthy living and lifestyle choices; assist with reintegration back into the community and provide continuity of care; and address the diverse needs of the custodial patient population, including men, women and culturally and linguistically diverse peoples through specific tailoring.

 

To help us make a difference, you will have:
 

  • Current unconditional and unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse, with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Experience in a primary health or acute setting as part of a formal post graduate program or two years full time equivalent experience without a formal post graduate program
  • Suitable formal qualification, training and experience in the specialist of “Drug and Alcohol”
  • Current competencies in, or a demonstrated ability to work towards a range of clinical skills in the correctional environment including (but not limited to) intravenous cannulation; phlebotomy; simple suturing; application of a back slab; advanced resuscitation
  • Recognition as a Nurse Immuniser in NSW or a willingness to work towards same would be highly favourable
  • Well-developed written, communication and interpersonal skills and ability to adapt communication appropriately
  • Self-management, motivation and resilience abilities essential to working in a complex environment
  • Cultural awareness including understanding the impact and management and working with people of different ethnic backgrounds, customs and contemporary issues
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour

 

What we offer

  1. Six (6) weeks annual leave for Shiftworkers, Five (5) weeks for Nurse Management
  2. Two (2) days volunteer leave each year, to support community and social causes important to you
  3. Market-based remuneration package
  4. Relocation Assistance 
  5. Uniforms, meals and on-site parking
  6. Career opportunities and development
  7. Retail, health insurance and gym membership discounts 
  8. Flexible salary packaging
  9. Employee Assistance Program, providing advice and support to help you navigate events in your work and personal life
     

 

About Grafton

Located on the NSW Mid-North Coast, Grafton is approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane. Set on the Clarence River, it is the main hub for the Clarence Valley with a rich natural beauty and is ideally located if you prefer the hinterland or the ocean as your back drop.  With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, it is the ideal location for your next career move with your family.

 

About Us

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people working across more than 20 countries worldwide. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. Serco is a business where people and values matter. We have a strong public service ethos, and we employ people from a range of backgrounds.

 

Serco seeks and celebrates diversity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.

 

To find out more about us visit www.graftonserco.com.au

 

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now.

 

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.  We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds. By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.


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