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Registered Nurse MSIC

  • 493470
  • Registered Nurse - MSIC
  • Casual
  • Part time permanent

MSIC - Registered Nurse Casual & Permanent part-time positions available

Are you passionate about public health and social justice? Do you support harm reduction and strive to improve the lives of marginalised people who inject drugs? Are you able to work flexibly and creatively in a non-traditional public health setting?  Then come and join the team at Australia’s first supervised injecting facility, the Uniting MSIC.


Uniting MSIC is currently recruiting Registered Nurses for Casual and Permanent Part-Time positions.

The successful candidate(s) will be available for the following shifts:

  • Mon       9.30-6 pm    (every week)
  • Tues      9.30-1 pm    (every 2nd week)
  • Weds     1.30-6 pm    (every 2nd week)
  • Thurs     6-10 pm      (every 2nd week)
  • Fri         6-10 pm       (every 2nd week)
  • Fri         1.30-6 pm    (every 2nd week

 There will also be the opportunity to cover some additional day and evening shifts depending on roster cover requirements.

We are seeking applicants with experience in the Drug and Alcohol and/or Mental Health sectors.

Successful recruitment will be based on your ability to meet the following qualification, skills, and experience:

  • Current Registered Nurse with AHPRA and at least two years post-graduate experience
  • Understanding of and commitment to Harm Minimization, Social Justice and the service delivery model of the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre
  • Ability to work in a demanding and changeable environment
  • Understanding of the health, social and legal issues related to injecting drug use and marginalised populations
  • Knowledge of safer injecting practices, opioid overdose management, and brief interventions
  • Understanding of the legislative, policy framework and values underpinning MSIC’s operation
  • Computer competence including word processing and the use of clinical databases
  • Experience in drug and alcohol, mental health, or emergency nursing
  • 2 years’ experience working with people who inject drugs

This is an opportunity for you to work in a supportive, flexible, and friendly work environment, and gain experience in Australia’s first supervised injecting centre.

For a confidential in-depth discussion or for more information please contact Nursing Unit Manager Julie Latimer on 02 9360 1191.


We encourage you to visit and to come for a tour of the service prior to submitting an application. Contact Julie Latimer, NUM to arrange a time. Also, for more information visit our webpage on www.uniting.org/msic

 MSIC RN - Position Description (1).pdf

Love Your Work. Join Our Team. Make a Difference. Apply Now.

Closing date for applications: Monday 8th March 2021 5 pm

 The appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Federal Criminal Records check. Uniting is an EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Closing date: Mar 08, 2021

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