Community Addiction Nurse

Recruiter
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Location
Glasgow
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be responsible for managing your own community caseload under direct supervision from a more senior Community Addictions Nurse or Nurse Team Leader. You will provide a service to a defined geographical area for patients who are experiencing addiction problems and also have a key role in promoting and developing the role of the Community Addictions Nurse. You will have an important role in supporting practice education of students nurses, with support from a more senior Community Addictions Nurse or Nurse Team Leader. You will play a key part in delivering integrated addiction services within the Glasgow addiction partnership across a defined community geographical location. Caring is fundamental to nursing services and to all nursing functions. The core values of nursing must underpin the practice of every nurse and drive care that promotes positive and equitable engagement with patients, families and carers as the central focus of practice.
It is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse with evidence of continuing professional development. The shift pattern for this post is Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. As holding current full professional registration is an essential requirement for the post, candidates who do not complete the professional registration section of the application form or who do not hold current full registration may not be considered for shortlisting. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 27th April 2018.

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