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Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
Seniority:
Senior Nurse
Region:
London
Location:
East London
Salary:
£43,728 per annum
Posted:
26/10/2017
Job Ref:
EHA57418

Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery - East London - up to £43,728 per annum

Shifts: Monday to Friday 9-5

As a Lead Nurse ( RGN or RMN ) you will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of nurses across the service. Previous experience of managing or leading a team is desirable but candidates with strong nursing experience and the potential to develop in to management with training and support will be considered.

As a Lead Nurse ( RGN or RMN ) will be responsible for:

  • 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
  • Review medication regimes
  • Assist in the process of referrals for post-treatment recovery support
As a Lead Nurse ( RGN or RMN ) you must:

  • Be a qualified nurse and possess and valid UK NMC registration. 
  • Have previous experience of working with drug and alcohol recovery is ideal, but not 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 6213
Contact: Ehsan Arif

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