- Join a multidisciplinary team where learning and teaching is highly supported and encouraged
- Enhance your career at one of Victoria’s leading mental health services
- Permanent Part time – 64 hrs per fortnight
About Our Facility
Barwon Health Drugs and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides clinical treatment and harm reduction services for people seeking assistance with their substance use. We provide comprehensive assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal, brief intervention and bridging support, and care co-ordination for people seeking treatment for their substance use. DAS has a range of harm reduction services including the needle and syringe program, naloxone training and provision, opioid replacement assessments and linkages to prescribers, Hep C screening and treatment, overdose support and education.
DAS is located in central Geelong in newly refurbished offices and is in close proximity to University Hospital. The location provides great access to the Geelong shopping and arts precinct, the Geelong Waterfront and public transport. To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.
About the Role
The Clinician provides evidence based clinical services to individuals and their families accessing DAS and Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services (MHDAS). As a member of the DAS multi-disciplinary team you will provide clinical advice and secondary consultation to other health providers regarding individuals’ substance use and treatment needs. You will also contribute to service quality improvements within DAS and across MHDAS.
About the culture
Barwon Health is a values driven organisation and you will thrive working in a culture that values respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.
You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who takes pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in this specialist area.
- Flexible working arrangements
- Professional development
- Access to employee wellness facility
- Salary packaging
- Social club
- Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) and means “Tongue of Land”.
- Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
- High standard of schooling options throughout the area
- A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
- Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
- To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.
At Barwon Health, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
At Barwon Health, we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles. We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)
If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at [email protected] noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.
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This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.