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Registered Nurse - Drug & Alcohol Centre

  • Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 2650
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Feb 7 2023

Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre 

Registered Nurse- Full Time 


  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Join our multidisciplinary team in delivering a range of treatment options to people seeking help with their drug and alcohol problems


About the role

This role is responsible to provide holistic professional care and support during the withdrawal process from alcohol or other drugs of addiction, in the community setting. You will be coordinating withdrawal and post withdrawal care planning including referral to appropriate rehabilitation support programs to aid long term rehabilitation. You will also provide a high standard of client care, recognising and acting in accordance with the Mission and Values of Calvary Riverina Hospital.


What you bring  

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a registered Nurse
  • Sound clinical skills & confident working independently
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current drug and alcohol issues and practices pertaining to the position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current clinical practice guidelines pertaining to the position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of drug and alcohol withdrawal management
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to prioritise your work load, have effective time management skills and work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt


About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.


As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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