Registered Nurse - Clinical Non-Residential Withdrawal & Pharmacotherapy
Non-residential withdrawal supports people to safely withdraw from alcohol and/or other drug use through a cessation or gradual reduction regime. Services are coordinated with medical services such as hospitals and general practitioners. This position has been established to pilot the influence of a clinical focused role working in collaboration with GLCH Drug & Alcohol workers and GPs to provide a team approach towards meeting the client’s health and wellbeing needs, incorporating alcohol and other drugs treatment principles.
As well as undertaking clinical withdrawal assessments, the role will be responsible for conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and identifying and facilitating clients’ care needs from a clinical perspective. The role will also incorporate health education and promotion of harm minimisation strategies. Please refer to the position description for full details.