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Reference Number 14294
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Type Casual
Organisation Social Mission
Location Townsville Recovery Services Centre
Award/Enterprise Agreement QLD Social Srvcs Nrs EBA
Position Summary





Casual Position

Work with a dedicated team


About Us

The Salvation Army (TSA) is one of this country’s most loved organisations. TSA’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Every year TSA provides assistance to over a million Australians, offering a wide range of practical and spiritual support to assist people to live their lives to their full potential.


About the Position

As part of a multi-disciplinary team provide specialised nursing intervention, clinical assessments, group work and referral for clients admitted to Townsville Recovery Services Centre in a safe, sensitive and culturally appropriate manner which meets their immediate physical, mental and emotional needs which are in line with TSA values and mission.             


Essential Requirements include


  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Degree or equivalent in Nursing and Registration as per the Qld Nurses Registration Board.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in nursing in the Drug & Alcohol recovery/environment.
  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs will be highly regarded.
  • Imperative that the incumbent maintains an Alcohol, Drug and Gambling free presence at all times.
  • Registration as per Nurses Registration Board.
  • Experience in the Alcohol and Drug treatment field.
  • Demonstrated ability in the supervision of other workers and to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement service delivery initiatives that will improve the quality of service delivery of the Detox Unit.
  • Sound knowledge of recovery and drug & alcohol issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with unpredictable situations and behaviour.
  • Ability to use a range of computer software programs.
  • Maintain a current Level 2 First Aid Certificate.
  • Maintain a current Drivers Licence.
  • Have a minimum of two years clean time (if applicable).
  • Willingness to undertake a National Police Check.


If this sounds like you, please ‘apply now’ sending your resume and a cover letter detailing how your skills align to the role.


Applications close 17 May 2019


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Application closes when the right candidate is found!



Contact Person Aashi Kaur
Closing Date 17/05/2019
Position Description
2019 PD - Registered Nurse - Casual.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.