About the Service

At Lives Lived Well, we’ve been treating and supporting people whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs for over 50 years. Elouera Women’s residential service is a voluntary rehabilitation service for Women based in Orange, NSW. Elouera provides a safe environment for women ages 18+ to reduce their dependence on drugs and alcohol, priority is given to women with children, pregnant women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander women from rural and regional NSW. Children up to 12 years old can stay with their mother.

We are looking for a part time (4 days per week) Registered Nurse to join our multidisciplinary team. Hours of work will be between Monday to Friday only.

The role pays between $44.41 and $56.73 per hour + super and salary packaging benefits (the pay rates are effective from first full pay period on or after 1 July 2024). The salary on offer will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and skills.


Your Opportunity

In this standalone role, you will provide nursing support to the residents who present with AOD dependency (after completing detox) and a broad range of associated psychological and physiological issues including complex co-morbidities.

You will oversee the general health and wellbeing of the resident population at Elouera. This includes safe management of medication, clinical risk, clinical deterioration, and managing supports around mental health issues. In collaboration with the staff team you will provide client centered, evidence-informed care that assists in the achievement of optimal health outcomes.

About You

As a passionate and enthusiastic Registered Nurse with current AHRPA registration, you will have a particular interest in AOD or Mental Health and be excited about joining a non-profit organisation that is focused on evidence-informed client care, clinical excellence, and making a difference to the lives of others.

Your skills and attributes will include:

  • Demonstrated competence in the provision of client centred nursing care.
  • Demonstrated triage skills in clinical assessment, decision making and providing nursing interventions.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member of a multi-disciplinary team and relate positively to a diverse range of people.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound computer skills including using the MS suite of applications, and electronic client information systems.
  • Nursing experience including medication management in a non-hospital setting is desirable.
  • Experience working with individuals with problematic alcohol and substance use and/or mental health issues is desirable.

To be female is a genuine requirement for this position under Section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and Section 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).

Recent Graduates are encouraged to apply!

And importantly, you’ll live and breathe our values, which means:

  • You are humble, human, and full of hope.
  • You show up and share.
  • You ask: Why not? And what’s next?
  • You leave a positive wake.

Why work for Lives Lived Well?

We offer thorough training including de-escalation, and medical emergencies – providing you with the knowledge and skills to manage situations safely. You can see all our Employee Benefits by visiting our website but some of the benefits include:

  • Salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • Opportunities to develop professionally and grow your career
  • An employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your family, including emotional, psychological, financial counselling and wellbeing services.

Please click ‘apply’ to submit your application. Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday, 19th July 2024 however we may be conducting interviews throughout the process.

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate’s possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence and AHPRA registration.


Tagged as: aod nurse, registered nurse

Closing Date for Applications: 19 July 2024
Name of Contact Person: Karen Fahy

About Lives Lived Well

Our purpose is to inspire people to live their life well. Our unwavering belief is that with the right support people can change – it is because we believe this, that every day we support people to change their lives.