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Position Vacant Health Services Planner | VIC

Health Services Planner (Alcohol and Other Drugs)

Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) and Uniting Care ReGen (ReGen) have been contracted by the Victorian Department of Health to operate a range of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment services across the north and west metropolitan areas of Melbourne. These services will operate in partnership with a range of other community service organisations to best meet the needs of vulnerable people and families needing support.

We are seeking a Health Services Planner to ensure a consistent, comprehensive and integrated catchment-wide response to alcohol and other drug issues is achieved and targeted to those most in need. Through consultations, data analysis, and relationships with a range of stakeholders including Service Users, General Practice, Mental Health, Child and Family services, and local government, this position’s key purpose is to develop local strategies to improve the coordination of, and access to, AOD services. It will also help to develop new responses to unmet and priority needs within the community.

This newly created position is a great opportunity for a highly experienced and motivated planning professional to make a difference to local communities.

The successful applicant will have excellent stakeholder relationship skills, technical skills in planning, relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in a similar or related role.  Extensive and current knowledge and understanding of state-wide directions in AOD services reform, policy, planning, funding and delivery will be essential.

A salary in the range of $70,000 to $85,000 plus superannuation and a fully maintained vehicle is negotiable depending on qualifications, skills and experience.  Attractive salary packaging is also available.  To attract the right candidate, we will also consider flexible and part time work options, together with an attractive remuneration package.

The position description and link to apply is located at www.odyssey.org.au/jobs/

Applications close at COB, Monday 22nd September, and need to address the key selection criteria in a cover letter addressed to the Executive Manager, Odyssey Institute & Community Services.

All applications will be dealt with in strict confidence. For further information, please contact Neos Zavrou on 9420 7651.

   

Rural Medicine Conference 2014

Medicine for the Rural Curious 

An event devoted to the practice of internal medicine in rural Australia 

24 - 26 October 2014 | Dubbo NSW 

 

EARLY BIRD price ends 20 SEPTEMBER 2014
To register contact RACP NSW/ACT State Office on
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +612 9256 9645
For program information visit www.racp.edu.au

 

EARLY BIRD price ends 20 SEPTEMBER 2014To register contact RACP NSW/ACT State Office This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +612 9256 9645For program information visit www.racp.edu.au

 

   

Drug and Alcohol Review Update

Drug and Alcohol Review a new virtual issue is available on ‘Managing methamphetamine dependence: interventions and beyond’. This virtual issue brings together papers on pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy and community-based interventions for methamphetamine use.

Click here to view on the Wiley Online Library 

 

   

Recovery and Relapse in Co-Occurring Disorders

South Pacific Private, Northern Sydney Medicare Local, Sydney North Shore and Beaches Medicare Local and the RACGP would like to invite you to join us at an exclusive event taking place on the 14th August 2014.

Guest Speaker Dr. David Mee-Lee 

Thursday 14 August 6:30pm - 9pm

Star Room, Level 6, Imax Theatre Complex, Darling Harbour

Please visit their website for further details and to register. 

 

   

Nominations are now open for the 2014 APSAD Awards

The APSAD Awards are given out every year and presented at the APSAD Conference. The 2014 APSAD Awards will be presented at the 34th APSAD Conference Gala Dinner in Adelaide on the 11 November.

We have revamped the APSAD Awards and we are pleased to announce the inclusion of a new Clinician Award for any individual providing direct delivery of clinical services, or operating in a strategic managerial position directly relating to service provision, see the Information Pack for more information and the nomination process.

For further information visit the APSAD Awards page 

 

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Position Vacant for Visiting Medical Officer - Drug and Alcohol | Northern NSW

This position is to provide and support the development of Drug and Alcohol services to patients of Drug and Alcohol Services across a number of geographical locations within the LHD. Support and facilitate a culture of learning and best practice consistent with the teaching role of Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Services.

 

Contact Person Corinne Maynard
Contact Number 0266207600
Contact Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Closing Date 04/08/2014

 

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Registration NOW open for the APSAD Early Career Researchers Breakfast

APSAD is delighted to announce a new event to this year’s conference program for Early Career Researchers (ECR)!
Call-out to Early Career Researchers to join us at the APSAD Conference for an ECR breakfast event. This is a great opportunity to mingle with seniors in the field as well as your own peers at the '2014 APSAD ECR Breakfast'.
   

Position Vacant for Consultant Addiction Specialist

Monash Health Dandenong Hospital - this is a part-time position

Click to Download full job description. 

   

The National Drug and Alcohol Services Directory (NDASD)

New Website Directory 

Allows users to run easy and comprehensive searches for Alcohol and Other Drug services anywhere across Australia. The project is a collaboration between the Commonwealth Department of Health, Turning Point and Monash University, and is a really useful resource for anyone looking to link in with an Alcohol or Other Drug treatment service in Australia. This includes individual service users, primary health providers, community and public service providers, GPs and other health professionals.

Visit the NDASD directory 

 

   

APSAD Conference Early Bird Registration is Now OPEN

For further details or to register for the conference please visit our conference website: www.apsadconference.com.au 

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