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Community Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
Seniority:
Senior Nurse
Region:
London
Location:
Chelsea, Westminster and Kensington
Salary:
£46,000 per annum
Posted:
27/11/2017
Job Ref:
SDC56846

Community Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - Drug and Alcohol Recovery - Chelsea, Westminster and Kensington - Salary to £46,000 per annum

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced RGN or RMN, to work within a drug and alcohol recovery service. The successful Lead Nurse will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of nurses across the service, and as directed the by the Locality Lead and Clinical Services Coordinator, the post holder will provide a nurse-led clinical service.

As a Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - your duties will include:

  • Assessing clients and developing risk management plans.
  • Screening for BBV.
  • Delivering vaccinations.
  • Dispensing Naloxone.
  • Advising clients on medication and substance misuse, and enabling them to access medical care.
  • Reviewing medication regimes and assist in the process of referrals for post-treatment recovery support. 
  • Working within the Medically Assisted Recovery model.
The successful Lead Nurse ( RGN or RMN ) must:
  • Be a qualified nurse ( RGN or RMN ) and possess and valid UK NMC registration. 
  • Have previous experience of working with drug and alcohol recovery is essential.
  • Have previous experience of leading / managing a team is desirable but applicants' with strong nursing experience and the potential to develop in to management with training and support will be considered. 
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6209
Contact: Steve Davis-D'Cruz

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