Registered Nurse - RGN / RMN - substance misuse

Linq Healthcare Recruitment Specialists Limited
Preston, UK
12 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Registered Nurse - RGN / RMN - substance misuse / addictions - Preston - circa £27000 - £33000

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Linq Healthcare are recruiting a Registered Nurse for a community substance misuse service for individuals suffering from an addiction. The patients are aged 18+, and will have a drug or an alcohol addiction.

The Ideal Candidate Will
  • Have experience or be able to demonstrate an interest within substance misuse / addictions
  • Be able to work Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Be quality driven
  • Have experience working with people from a range of backgrounds
  • Have had some experience working with individuals where you need to consider both their physical and mental health needs

In This Role, Your Responsibilities Will Include
  • Being responsible for the standards of care delivered
  • Managing both the physical health and mental health aspects of each patient's care
  • Support patients through detox at home, in the community, or who have just completed an inpatient programme
  • BBV testing
  • Working with other organisations such as social services, probation service, shelters etc

  • You must be a Registered nurse with an active NMC pin
  • You must be phlebotomy trained
  • You must have good knowledge of physical health and assessing skills
  • You must be empathetic and understand the physical health, mental health and social circumstances of each patient
  • You must be able to work alone and as part of a time in a sometimes challenging environment

  • Competitive salary
  • Working for a reputable charity

To apply for this job, call Jo Reid on 07402817248 or email or send your CV by following the link below or by emailing

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