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Staff Nurse - RGN or RMN - Drug and Alcohol Detox Unit

Job Type:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
North West
£21,692 to £28,180 per annum
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Staff Nurse - RGN or RMN - Drug and Alcohol Detox Unit - Lancashire - £21,692 - £28,180p/a

Salary will be dependent on experience

Days and nights available

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for a staff nurse to join a drug and alcohol detox unit. The role is based in Lancashire and you can either be registered as a general nurse or as a mental health nurse. 

You will be expected to provide nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services users in Lancaster, and in particular provide specialist nursing care in maintaining and developing a quality service. You will take overall responsibility for the care of a caseload of patients requiring detox through the medically assisted withdrawal programme. 

Benefits of this Drug and Alcohol Detox Nursing role:

  • Non-Medical Prescriber course
  • 27 holidays plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Financial education
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Leadership programme

As an RGN or RMN in a Drug and Alcohol Detox Unit you will:

  • Assess, plan and evaluate programmes of care for patients
  • Take into account and foresee any potential needs of individuals 
  • Provide treatments based on appropriate substance misuse / health / guidelines
  • Refer patients to the wider multi-disciplinary team if the patient's care requires you to do so

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar setting
  • An RGN or RMN qualification
  • Current registration with the NMC
  • The legal right to work in the UK  

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 9741 665
Contact: Olivia Williams

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