MERIT Case Manager, Alcohol and other Drugs - Lismore

Newcastle, New South Wales, au
Company: Northern NSW Local Health District
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 06:16:27
<div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>Employment Type<b>:&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;Full Time<br > <b>Position Classification<b>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height:107%">Registered Nurse, Psychologist, or Level 1 2 Social Worker, Councellor.<span><br > <b>Remuneration<b>: $64,377.92&nbsp;- $101,217 per annum,&nbsp;dependent on qualifications<br > <b>Hours Per Week<b>:&nbsp;38<br > <b>Requisition ID<b>:&nbsp;REQ220750<span><span><br > <br > <br > &nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">MERIT (Magistrates Early Referral into Treatment) is a court diversion program that provides the opportunity for suitable local court defendants with drug problems to address their drug use, associated lifestyle and health issues. This role&nbsp;requires you to engage with people who are before the court with a history of or current drug use. Providing as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assessment and case management that will help to improve their lifestyle and health in an effort to reduce re-offending.<span><span><br > <br > &nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal"><em><b><span style="font-style:normal">Why you should consider applying<span><b><em><span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">We can offer you:<span><span><span><p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Diverse career pathways<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Professional and personal development<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Help with further study and education<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Flexible and supportive work environment<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and<span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">The opportunity to make a difference!<span><span><span><li> <ul> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.<span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal"><b>Where you&rsquo;ll be working<b><span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Also known as the Rainbow Region, this area is blessed with stunning waterfalls, fertile farming land, artistic villages and relaxed seaside communities.<span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal"><em>Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.<em><span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. &nbsp;For help with your application to this role visit <a href=":w.steppingup.health." style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><em><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="text-decoration:none">Stepping Up<span><span><em><a><em><span style="font-style:normal">, o<span><em>ur online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.<span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="color:black">Evidence of qualifications are required for this position, please upload your qualifications as an attachment to your application.<span><span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="color:black">Professionals who fall under the Health Professionals State Award must provide evidence of three years&rsquo; clinical experience in their profession to be appointed at a Level 2.<span><span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal">Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.&nbsp; For more information please see <a href=":w.border.gov.au" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">w.border.gov.au<a><span><span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal"><em><span style="font-style:normal">A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position.<span><em> Visit <a href="s:w.kidsguardian." style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">s:w.kidsguardian.<a><em><span style="font-style:normal"> for more information.<span><em><span><span><span><li> <ul> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="line-height:normal"><em><b><span style="font-style:normal">Selection criteria<span><b><em><span><span><span><p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <div> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Tertiary qualifications and be eligible for membership of relevant associations or registration with the relevant board, in the following disciplines Social Work, Counsellor, Psychology or Registered Nurse.<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrated knowledge and experience of holistic treatment and prevention approaches in the drug and alcohol field applicable with people presenting with complex needs. (including but not limited to screening, assessment, brief intervention, withdrawal management, contributing to treatment and discharge planning, referral, group work and community follow up).<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Applied knowledge and competency in case management and treatment options for people and their families who present with problematic or harmful drug use.<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrated experience in liaison and working in partnership with government and non-government services, and community groups<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrated leadership within a diverse range of inpatient and or outreach settings with the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team or autonomously.<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Demonstrated high level communication skills, advanced written, oral communication and competent computer skills<span><span><li> <li><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSWAustralia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.<span><span><li> <ol> <div> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <p style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;<p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">

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