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The Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) team is passionate about saving lives, connecting with people and offering holistic support. Our team includes Registered Nurses and Health Education Officers, so if you’re a health professional interested in making a difference and being part of our dynamic, enthusiastic group we would love to hear from you.

Uniting MSIC staff are employed through the Uniting War Memorial Hospital Waverley, so we offer NSW Health award rates and conditions. We know that life is busy, so flexible work shifts on a casual or part time basis are available.

If you’re living overseas but have the relevant experience and are eligible to work in Australia, you’re very welcome to apply for a role at Uniting MSIC.

Uniting MSIC also offers training for people who are interested in, and committed to harm minimisation.

Join our team

If you’ve got the skills and knowledge listed below, you might be a great match for the Uniting MSIC team. We’d love to hear from you.

Registered Nurses

We are not currently recruiting for this role, however you can use our Job Alert to receive information about current jobs that meet your job preferences via email.

In general, we are looking for people who are:

  • Current Registered Nurse with AHPRA and at least two years’ post graduate experience
  • Two years’ experience working with people who inject drugs
  • Experience in drug and alcohol, mental health or emergency nursing
  • Commitment to harm minimisation, social justice and the way we deliver services
  • Ability to work in a demanding and changeable environment
  • Understanding of the health, social and legal issues related to injecting drug use and people who are marginalised
  • Knowledge of safer injecting practices, opioid overdose management and brief interventions
  • Understanding of the legislative, policy framework and values underpinning the work that we do
  • Great computer skills, with an ability to use clinical databases and complete word processing.

Health Education Officers

We are not currently recruiting for this role, however you can use our Job Alert to receive information about current jobs that meet your job preferences via email.

In general, we are looking for people who are:

  • Non graduate, two years’ experience working with people who inject drugs
  • Experience working in needle syringe services, drug and alcohol services, crisis or accommodation services
  • Commitment to harm minimisation, social justice and the way we deliver services
  • Ability work in a demanding and changeable environment
  • Understanding of the health, social and legal issues related to injecting drug use and people who are marginalised
  • Understanding of the legislative, policy framework and values underpinning the work that we do
  • Great computer skills, with an ability to use clinical databases and complete word processing
  • Experience in psychosocial and drug use assessment and referral, supportive counselling and crisis management
  • Qualifications in Welfare or Social Sciences, Psychology, Public Health or equivalent, or be working towards those qualifications.

If you’re interested in making a difference, you can contact Rohan Glasgow to find out more:

Phone: (02) 9360 1191

Email: rglasgow@uniting.org

You can also find out about other current vacancies at Uniting and submit an application.

Our people, learning and culture team is here to lend a hand if you need some help with your application.

Workshops

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