Substance Misuse Nurse - Wirral

Service Care Solutions
£26,500 - £35,500/Year
14 Nov 2017
01 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Substance Misuse Nurse to join a residential detox and rehabilitation service, working to prevent drug and alcohol misuse within the Wirral area on a permanent basis.
What you will do:
Oversee the day to day clinical practices, support the development and implementation of health and wellbeing strategies including detoxification from drugs and alcohol, harm reduction and prevention of drug related deaths, spread of blood borne virus and other infectious diseases.
The ideal candidate will:
•Be a first level registered nurse with at least three years post qualification experience and a current pin.
•Have experience working with substance users and within the field of substance misuse or comparable fields.
•Working knowledge of residential and community based substance misuse services.
•The ability to assess and develop recovery plans for service users and prepare written reports.
•The ability to undertake administrative duties.
If you are a registered nurse with a passion to make a positive impact on the lives of people with drug and alcohol problems then this role may be perfect for you. This fantastic role is a permanent position working three week days (22.5 hours per week). The salary is dependent on experience (£26,877.32 - £35,507.93 pro rata).
If you are interested do not hesitate to contact Will McClurg at Service Care Solutions on (01772) 208962 to apply or for further information.