The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Clinical Nurse Consultant (Grade 2) to work in the Drug and Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team and provide specific support to our Drug and Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service (DASAS). DASAS is a 24/7 NSW state-wide 24/7 telephone service that offers advice to health professionals on the clinical management of patients with Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) concerns. The Clinical Nurse Consultant is responsible for the provision of comprehensive drug and alcohol clinical consultancy and determining appropriate solutions to queries, including providing accurate advice, to health professionals within their scope of practice. The Clinical Nurse Consultant will be the main point of contact for DASAS and will work in collaboration with Alcohol and Drug Staff Specialists and Counsellors. The CNC will carry out their duties while working in tandem with the Hospital Drug and Alcohol Consultation Liaison (HDA-CL) in the assessment and management of patients with drug and alcohol related conditions during hospital presentations and/or during care.

The CNC will report to the Contact Centre Manager (operational) and Nurse Manager (clinical).

This role forms part of a fixed-term contract. The CNC will be expected to work varying rosters over this period between Monday to Sunday 8:30am to 5:00pm including weekends.


For further information and to apply click on the link to the job advertisement.

Closing Date: 12 October 2020 11:59pm