Senior Clinician – Drugs and Alcohol Services

 

 

  • Develop and lead key service quality improvements within DAS and across MHDAS
  • Grow your clinical leadership career at a thriving service committed to innovation
  • Permanent Position available- Full time or Part Time and secondment options

Area Profile

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 ! Located in the centre of Geelong’s CBD, we also offer an easier commute from the western suburbs of Melbourne, than travelling across the city. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the 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.

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

About the facility

Barwon Health Drug and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides treatment and harm reduction services to people wanting to access services regarding their substance use. We provide comprehensive assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal, brief intervention and bridging support for those seeking treatment for their substance use. DAS has a range of harm reduction services including providing 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 Geelong. The location provides great access to the Geelong shopping and arts precinct, the Geelong Waterfront and public transport.

About the role

The senior clinician role at Barwon Health’s Drugs and Alcohol Service (DAS) provides leadership to our highly skilled AOD clinicians in collaboration with the Manager and DAS psychiatrist as well as direct client AOD service. This role seeks to foster strong working relationships with our consortium partners and internal and external services. Further, this position facilitates a culture of professional growth and service improvement with the team.


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