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Substance Misuse Nurse – RGN or RMN – Inpatient Detox Unit

Job Type:
Substance Misuse
West Midlands
Birmingham, West Midlands
£29,000 to £32,000 per annum
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Substance Misuse 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 Substance Misuse 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.

You will be working in a busy, 18 bedded inpatient service which provides medicated detox to patients during their month long stay. The position focuses on the health and wellbeing aspect of substance misuse and you will be required to have an excellent level of clinical skills.  Daily duties will include vaccinations, ECGs, Hepatitis screening, phlebotomy and the treatment of co-morbid conditions.

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 Substance Misuse 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 Substance Misuse 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 Substance Misuse 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 please contact 

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

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