RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse - Community Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic - Southend-On-Sea, Essex - Salary Up to £31,728 plus £2,000 in bonuses
Shifts: Monday to Friday 9 - 5
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) who is looking for a permanent Monday to Friday 9 - 5 role, to join a busy substance misuse charity. Team work is one of the key factors in this role and the successful Health and Wellbeing Nurse will be expected to play their part within the dynamic of the team. It is also important to have a positive attitude towards working with others and reflecting the values of the company at all times.
The benefits of this RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse role include:
- Generous salary package up to £31,728 per annum plus £2,000 in bonuses
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Relevant training and development
- Monday to Friday 9 -5 role
The position of a Health and Wellbeing Nurse covers all aspects of substance misuse. As a Health and Wellbeing Nurse, you will be required to demonstrate an excellent level of clinical skills in order to work in a medicated detox setting. While an understanding of mental health and how substance misuse influences individuals, the wellbeing aspect of the role takes priority.
It is not essential that you have experience within substance misuse but you must be able to demonstrate your interest in the field of nursing and show how you have worked to gain experience, transferable skills, and how you have come to be interested in drug and alcohol recovery services.
Working in a busy detox unit, you will be joining an established and experienced team who work to provide a high level of attention to all patients in their care. You will be competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge. You will have sound knowledge of the treatment journey and have a positive attitude towards training and development. It is also preferable that you have experience working in vaccinations, including BBV, Hepatitis C Screening, ECG's, alcohol and opiate detoxification and Health Promotion.
As a RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse you will be:
- Team player
- Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
- Willing to 'go the extra mile'
- Business focused
- Professional demeanour
- Excellent communication skills
The ideal RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse will possess the following:
- Registered Nurse (RGN or RMN) qualified with relevant experience
- Demonstrable experience or interest in substance misuse
- Current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK