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Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - Community Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic

Job Type:
Community, Substance Misuse
£41,000 per annum
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Lead Nurse - RGN or RMN - Community Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic - Southwark - up to £41,000p/a + £5,000 bonus

Monday to Friday working

We are currently looking for an experienced Nurse to be responsible for leading and supervising a team of nurses in Southwark, London. You will be working within a community drug and alcohol detox clinic as the Lead Nurse. As directed by the Locality Lead and Clinical Services Coordinator, you will be providing a nurse-led clinical service and working within the Medically Assisted Recovery model.

You do not necessarily need previous experience of working in a substance misuse role or leading a Nursing team but you must have strong Nursing and clinical skills. 

Your benefits in this role are:

  • Recruitment and retention bonus of up to £5,000 for Lead Nurses
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Accredited professional development
  • Opportunity to work in an exciting sector
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Excellent induction, training and development opportunities

Your duties as a Lead Nurse in a Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic include:

  • Assessing clients and developing risk management plans
  • Screening for BBV
  • Delivering vaccinations
  • Dispensing Naloxone
  • Advising clients on medication and substance misuse
  • Enabling them to access medical care
  • Reviewing medication regimes
  • Assisting in the process of referrals for post-treatment recovery support

You will need to possess:

  • A Nursing qualification (RGN or RMN)
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • An active NMC pin
For any more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 234 9781
Contact: Anchin Gurung

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