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RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
Seniority:
Nurse
Region:
South East
Location:
Hastings, East Sussex
Salary:
£31,728 per annum
Posted:
26/10/2017
Job Ref:
EHA57416

RGN or RMN - Health and Wellbeing Nurse - Community Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic - Hastings, East Sussex - up to £31,728 plus £2,000 ( R+R Bonus )

The position of a Health and Wellbeing Nurse covers all aspects of substance misuse.  As an RGN or RMN, 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.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered General Nurse ( RGN ) or Registered Mental Health Nurse ( RMN ) to join a fast-paced and exciting charity service in which you can develop professionally and progress within your career. 

The benefits of this Health and Wellbeing Nurse role include:

  • Generous salary package up to £31,728 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Relevant training and development

The ideal 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

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6213
Contact: Ehsan Arif

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