Service Nurse

Recruiter
Turning Point Scotland
Location
Glasgow
Salary
£23587 - £24357 pa + See Job Spec
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
05 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Nurse who is looking for a new challenge? We are currently seeking a professional Service Nurse to join our busy support team in Glasgow. If you have the composure and compassion to make a difference in a fast-paced and challenging environment, then we want to hear from you. Job Purpose: * To plan, coordinate and deliver direct support to people who use Turning Point Scotland's services and in so doing contribute to the provision of the highest possible quality of social care support which meets the requirements of the service specification. * To provide professional health care support to the people who use Turning Point Scotland's services. Additional Salary Info: 28 days annual leave, 10 public holidays Service Nurse | Drug & Alcohol | Homelessness | Mental Health | Social Care Worker | Service User Support | Rehabilitation | Recovery Essential Requirements: Qualifications * Must be qualified and currently Registered with NMC and involved in continuous professional development. Experience * Must have had direct professional experience of supporting people requiring support with homelessness/mental health/substance misuse or criminal justice issues. * Must have had direct professional experience of supporting people whose behaviours can challenge services. * Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the need to maintain professional boundaries between social care workers and people who use services. * Has direct experience of working with people who are at times chaotic and marginalised and supporting them to become more socially integrated and able to access services. Attitudes and Values * Must be able to wholly respectful towards all service users and colleagues at all times. * Must have successfully supported a number of service users who have a wide range of support needs and personal aims on a wholly person-centered basis. * Has experience of working with people who have barriers to social inclusion and supporting them to become more socially integrated. * Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the SSSC Code of Practice for Social Care Workers. * Awareness of Recovery Agenda and Road to Recovery. * Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate well with service users and colleagues at all levels in the organisation. * Flexible to meet the needs of the Service. About Our Company: Making Services Fit People Turning Point Scotland is a national social care charity providing services to people with addictions, learning disabilities, mental health issues, those in the criminal justice system and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is a busy 24/7 service for drug users, combining an Outpatient ORT Clinic, Needle Exchange service, assessment, and advice service as well as a 12 bedded Residential Unit. Its multi-disciplinary teams comprise social care workers, nurses and medical staff, who encourage and support Service Users to find ways of making their drug use less problematic and to achieve a better quality of life. Many Service Users will be unable to cope and be at risk, but whatever the issue Turning Point Scotland is committed to rehabilitation and recovery through effective person-centered support.
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