Senior Addiction Nurse - North West Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service

Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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An opportunity has arisen for 2 Senior Addiction Nurses within the North West Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service. These posts offer specialist Addiction Nursing support to a diverse population in the North West Locality of the wider Glasgow HSCP. You will be responsible for managing your own community caseload and provide a service across the North West Locality. You will have a key role in promoting and developing the role of the Senior Addiction Nurse in the community by working in collaboration with patients, acute hospital services, social care colleagues and third sector agencies demonstrating a holistic and recovery focused approach to practice. The Senior Addiction Nurse will act as a gateway into care and support for our patients as part of a stepped pathway of care. A First Level Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience working within an addiction setting at Band 5 is required.

The shift pattern is; Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Informal Contact

Alison Easton, Acting Operational Manager on 0141 800 0670

Ashleigh McCay, Nurse Team Leader on 0141 276 4580

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

EU Settlement Scheme

EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom.

Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

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