Nurse Practicioner - Alcohol and Drugs

Job Title: Nurse Practicioner - Alcohol and Drugs
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: AU$135000 - AU$142000 per annum + super + salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH324456_1719897780
Contact Name: Niall Hay
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 02, 2024

Job Description

About Tradewind Recruitment: Join the dynamic team at Tradewind Recruitment, Australia's leading community service recruitment agency! Our mission is to match exceptional individuals with rewarding opportunities, and this role is no exception. With a track record of excellence in the sector, Tradewind is dedicated to making a difference. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey where your skills and passion can truly shine!

Role Overview

The Nurse Practitioner provides an advanced nursing practice role within the Emergency Department of our clients hospital with a key focus on specialist AOD screening, assessment, treatment and referral. The role is also responsible for delivering education, building the capacity of ED staff and some project work in relation to the development of AOD capacity.


  • Room for growth and personal development
  • On-going education provided
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement innovative strategies to manage complex cases.
  • Develop initiatives to address specific needs within CALD Community
  • Drive the implementation of AOD strategies.
  • Ensure seamless transitions to community-based treatment.
  • Promote evidence-based nursing interventions.
  • Foster communication and teamwork among health professionals.
  • Prioritise support and sensitivity for those in need.
  • Ensure adherence to policies and standards.
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and decision-making in AOD nursing.
  • Initiate and participate in research activities and advocate for the Nurse Practitioner role.
  • Facilitate training, orientation, and professional development.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to staff and students.
  • Collaborate with the team to formulate effective approaches.
  • Contribute to ongoing evaluation and enhancement of services.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Division 3 Registered Nurse or Division 1 Registered Nurse with post basic qualification in psychiatric nursing or AOD holding registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum Certificate IV in AOD if primary qualification is psychiatric nursing
  • Master of Nursing or Master of Nurse Practitioner

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest-growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Niall Hay on; 03 9110 0095


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.