Registered Nurse - RGN / RMN - substance misuse

Recruiter
Linq Healthcare Recruitment Specialists Limited
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1168759286
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Essentials
  • 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

Benefits
  • 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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