Position Details
Reference Number 33432
Position Title Dual Diagnosis Clinicians - Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Centre
Employment Type Temporary Full Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Drug and Alcohol
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Dual Diagnosis Clinician – Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Centre (temporary Full-time and Part-time).

Join Western Health - Drug Health Services as we expand upon our already diverse suite of AOD Programs. Western Health Drug Health Services will provide a supportive, safe and client centred, recovery oriented, Dual Diagnosis residential Rehabilitation program.

 We are currently recruiting for suitably qualified Dual Diagnosis Clinicians to work within the clinical setting of Drug Health Services Dual Diagnosis Residential Rehabilitation Centre in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs.  The role requires you to provide dual diagnosis responses in the rehabilitation centre for clients experiencing of problematic substance abuse and poor mental health.  The Dual Diagnosis Practitioner is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing both one on one and group interventions and supports.

 *This role requires operation across a 24/7 rotating roster*


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Desirable: Full victorian drivers licence
Desirable: Previous AOD/MH experience
Contact Person Ian Denney
Contact Number 0383354010
Contact Email ian.denney@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Ruben Ruolle
Alternate Contact Number 0383354010
Closing Date 16/10/2018
Position Description DD AOD-Dual Diagnosis Clinician January 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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