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Lead Nurse – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Clinic

Job Type:
Mental Health, Substance Misuse
Senior Nurse
West Midlands
£36,000 per annum
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Lead Nurse – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Clinic – Birmingham – Up to £36,000 per annum

Working hours: Monday - Friday – 9am – 5pm

My client is looking for a nurse to join their close-knit team at their Substance Misuse Clinic in Birmingham. They need a nurse with a positive attitude that is willing to learn, has experience in leading a team and experience in health promotion. The service provides an Alcohol Liaison Service, an Alcohol Detox Service and an Opiate Replacement Service for NHS patients.

My client is a national charity with a reputation for delivering excellence in services for people with drug and alcohol dependency issues. They are looking to recruit a skilled nurse Lead Nurse (RGN or RMN) with a background in Substance Misuse, Prison services or clinic/practise nursing background, to work in their fantastic service in Nottingham.

The benefits of this Lead Nurse – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Clinic role include:

  • A competitive salary with an increase in annual leave days based on length of service
  • A generous contributory pension scheme
  • Regular support and supervision during their probationary period and monthly supervision thereafter
  • The opportunity to work within a rewarding and varied role in a supportive team environment
  • The potential for personal and professional development, including internal and external training courses and time off to pursue relevant higher education qualifications.

The service provides a range of interventions including:

  • Blood borne virus screening and vaccination
  • Clinically assisted alcohol reduction plans
  • Community detoxification
  • Counselling
  • Extended brief interventions
  • Health and wellbeing checks and hospital alcohol liaison
  • Experience in most of these would be beneficial.

The successful Lead Nurse – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Clinic will:

  • Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN or RMN)
  • Possess an active UK nursing PIN
  • Have experience in substance misuse services, whether that be drugs, alcohol or both
  • Have experience in health promotion
  • Have a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services
  • Have knowledge of clinical prescribing issues
  • Demonstrate knowledge of harm reduction and health promotion interventions
  • Possess knowledge of the issues facing alcohol misusers including appropriate medical interventions, social care and health issues

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 238 7489
Contact: Lydia Hedley

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