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Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales, Australia (on-site)
30 days ago
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales, Australia
30 days ago
Alcohol & Drug Depd'cy/Rehab


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time/ Permanent Part Time/Job Share
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Annual Remuneration: $186,241 - $229,825 + super and additional allowances 
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition IDREQ457383

Just the place to grow your career and be part of a valued team delivering care where it's needed most!

If you're passionate about delivering healthcare with the greatest impact, then come and join us at Justice Health NSW. Be part of a supportive environment, where you can apply your skills to address complex healthcare needs while broadening your treatment capabilities to maximise patient outcomes. 

Justice Health NSW is a challenging yet rewarding place to take your career even further. With industry-leading safety standards, you can focus on doing your best work alongside skilled colleagues while gaining job training to progress your career.

The Role

We’re currently looking for a Deputy Clinical Director - Drug & Alcohol Services who will be responsible for leading the development and management of effective and integrated D&A medical resources, clinical risk assessment and treatment systems as they pertain to the diversion, custodial and community programs.

The services and programs include: the Compulsory Drug Treatment Program (CDTP); the Drug Court Program (DCP); Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) and other custodial D&A clinical therapies; and release planning.
The key principles involved in the development of these systems are that they are streamlined; sustainable; evidence based and they reflect current community based standards.

Salary & Benefits

Your salary of $186,241 - $229,825 (+ super and leave loading) is just the beginning. You’ll also have access to:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Additional allowances
  • Free on-site parking to minimise your commute time.
  • Access to salary packaging benefits.
  • Fitness passport (if you’re eligible)
  • Fantastic training & education opportunities available 

Diversity & Inclusivity

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We employ all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

Ready to Apply?

The first step is to submit your resume and answers to the following selection criteria:

  1. Current registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or eligible for same. The specialist qualifications relevant to this position include fellow of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM), Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP), Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP), or other specialist recognition as provided for the Staff Specialist (State) Award.
  2. Experience in prescribing methadone/suboxone/buprenorphine and accredited authorised prescriber in NSW, or willingness to undertake same.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge, skills and clinical experience in the management of patients with drug and alcohol problems including dependence and withdrawal states.
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. This includes a demonstrated ability to build a strong and positive work culture within a team.
  5. Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills including computer literacy and ability to use all standard applications required by the NSW Ministry of Health.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Peter Thompson on or Katerina Lagios on

Applications Close: Sunday 11th February, 11:59pm

Job ID: 72154325

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