Substance Misuse Nurse

Cyv 1825 Limited T/A That Recruit
£28000.00 - £32000.00 Per Year
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a private residential treatment centre currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Substance Misuse Nurse to fill a full time role in our Cotswolds Clinic in Dursley, Gloucestershire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of nursing and be registered with the NMC. Responsibilities & Duties: - Ensuring high standards of care delivery through communicating, care planning and carrying out of risk assessments - Monitoring and evaluating client's treatment in order to monitor progress and ensure effectiveness - Managing a caseload of misuse clients, mental health clients and clients presenting with other addictive behaviours - Maintaining accurate records and providing the kind of helpful, empathetic support that will make every client feel at ease - Dispensing and administering controlled drugs, such as opiate substitute treatment (OST) interventions, benzodiazepine reductions, alcohol and opiate detoxifications and relapse prevention medications Candidate Requirements: - RGN/RMN 1 with valid NMC registration and preferably RCGP 1-2 in Substance Misuse - Previous experience of working in a recovery focused team - Ability to work autonomously; with sound clinical/substance misuse knowledge - Self-motivated, showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations - A full UK Driving License As a dynamic, creative, team player you'll become part of our professional clinical team. This is an exciting time to support and motivate individuals to take control of their lives and to make changes to overcome dependence on substances and move onto a life free from addiction. Salary on offer is £28,000 - £32,000, which is negotiable dependent on experience. To be considered for this role, please apply today. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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