Nurse Unit Manager – Northern Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services

Nurse Unit Manager
REQ115665 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $118,643.63 per annum 
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ115665
Location: Tamworth Community Health Service

Where you'll be working
This position is based in Tamworth and provides operational management of Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services and staff in a range of sites across the Northern Sectors of the Hunter New England Local Health District.

What you'll be doing
Responsible for the day-to-day operational management of Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services (DACS) within the Northern sector including Clinical Leadership, Opiate Treatment Program and Psychosocial Services (counselling, MERIT, SUPPS and Harm Minimisation).

In consultation with the Manager, DACS and the Clinical Leader, Opiate Treatment Program this position is responsible for strategic development, implementation and evaluation of DACS in the Northern sector as per their scope of practice. 

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.


If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and  expiry date of your visa


Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy


Selection Criteria

Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:


Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Salary Packaging

Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Need more information? 
  1) Click here for the Position Description 
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Lyn Gardner on (02) 4016 4777, (02) 6767 7911 or

Applications Close: 28 July 2019


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