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Health and Wellbeing Nurse – RGN or RMN – Inpatient Detox Unit –

Job Type:
Mental Health, Substance Misuse
West Midlands
Birmingham, West Midlands
£29,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Health and Wellbeing Nurse – RGN or RMN – Inpatient Detox Unit – Birmingham, West Midlands - £29,000 to £32,000 per annum

Shift Patterns: Both Days & Nights on rotation

Benefits: Support through Revalidation, competitive salary, annual pay increments, comprehensive training, support and professional development.

I am currently recruiting for a competent Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) to join this expanding and highly respected charity service.  This value based substance misuse charity provides the majority of the country's alcohol and opiate addiction recovery services and have demonstrable expansion nationally.  The charity aims to provide detox care to patients during their 2-4 week stay at the inpatient service.  The nursing delivered is exclusively abstinence based and focuses directly on detox rather than therapy.  The RGN/RMN Health and Wellbeing Nurse position utilises the scope of complex general nursing clinical skills and attends to both the general and mental wellbeing of patients. Although mental health plays a key part within the services values the focus is oriented towards detox as opposed to rehab. You will be a Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) with experience or a keen interest in substance misuse who is able to demonstrate the general nursing skills required to deliver appropriate care to each patient within the service.

In your role as Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) in this substance misuse detox unit you will play an integral part in an experienced multidisciplinary team consisting of Doctors, Recovery Workers and Peer Mentors.  Each member of the team plays an essential role and provides a high level of individualised care to every patient who comes into the service.  You will be competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge.  Where there is a deficit of substance misuse experience you will have transferrable skills and have proactively researched detox and substance misuse.  You will have sound knowledge of the treatment journey, an understanding of the importance of long term care, 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 however they are happy to provide training. 

If you are dedicated on providing the highest standard of care possible and you do your upmost to make a difference to the patients in your care then please get in touch.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RGN/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 – RGN or RMN role include:

  • Generous salary package up to £32,000 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Relevant training and development
  • Support through Revalidation
  • Annual salary increments

As a Health and Wellbeing Nurse – RGN or RMN you will be:

  • Team player
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Flexible
  • Willing to 'go the extra mile'
  • Business focused
  • Professional demeanour
  • Excellent communication skills

The ideal Health and Wellbeing Nurse – RGN or RMN will possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse 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
For more information

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

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