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RGN or RMN – Detox Nurse

Job Type:
Mental Health, Substance Misuse
South West
Gloucester City Centre
£32,500 per annum
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RGN or RMN – Detox Nurse - Substance Misuse Clinic - Gloucester City Centre – Up to £32,500 per annum

Working hours: Monday - Friday, 9am until 5pm hours only

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced RGN or RMN to join a substance misuse clinic in Gloucester City Centre. They are currently looking for a Detox Nurse, who has a positive attitude, that is willing to learn and understand the treatment process. The service provides an Alcohol Liaison Service, an Alcohol Detox Service and an Opiate Replacement Service for NHS patients.

As an RGN or RMN – Detox Nurse, you will be joining a national charity with a reputation for delivering excellence in services for people with drug and alcohol dependency issues. Ideally, they are looking for a Nurse who has a background in either substance misuse, prison services or clinic/practice nursing.

The benefits of this RGN or RMN – Detox Nurse role include:

  • A competitive salary with an increase in annual leave days based on length of service
  • Working hours: Monday - Friday – 9am – 5pm
  • 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.

This Substance Misuse Clinic 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 check
  • Hospital alcohol liaison.

The successful RGN or RMN – Detox Nurse will:

  • Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN or RMN)
  • Possess an active UK nursing PIN and the legal right to work in the UK
  • Ideally have experience in substance misuse services, whether that be drugs, alcohol or both
  • 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 235 6990
Contact: Raimico Hitchen

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