Part-time (30.4 hours per fortnight)
Registered Nurses level 3 dependent on qualifications and experience + 10.5 % Employer superannuation
Registration Required: AHPRA

About the position

The purpose of the Nursing role is to provide direct care to Young people that are admitted to the Residential Withdrawal Units and Rehab Units. The position will facilitate withdrawal / rehab services for young people seeking assistance in their physical detoxification and Rehabilitation from licit and illicit substances use. This position works closely with YSAS General Practitioners, community General Practitioners and residential staff team.


Some of your key responsibilities will be:

1. Assessing urgent medical care, signs of withdrawal, effect of substances, injuries, allergies and current prescribed medication compliance.
2. Facilitation of and participation in daily morning intake and allocation meeting.
3. Development and review of Individual treatment plans in collaboration with young people.
4. Assessment and management of substance withdrawal in collaboration with the primary health team
5. Assess Young people in terms of medications in line with the medication management policy and  as directed by the Primary health care team
6. Assessment of mental health issues faced by young people, and determining suitability of young person for admission to the unit

For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below 

Please note:

1. Service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.
2. As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working with Children Check.
3. You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position


Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Emma Hartney, Residential Manager Intake, and 0409568654 regarding the Nurse position – Recruitment Ref. Number 048_2023.

YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.

Vacancy Description - PD - Intake Nurse.pdf (329 kB)
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