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Substance Misuse Nurse - RMN / RGN - Inpatient Detox

Job Type:
Hospital, Substance Misuse
West Midlands
£33,000 per annum
Job Ref:

Substance Misuse Nurse - Inpatient Detox - RMN / RGN – Birmingham - £33,000p/a

We are looking for a qualified nurse to join an inpatient detox service located in Birmingham. The charity you will be working for provides the majority of the country's alcohol and opiate addiction recovery services. The charity aims to provide detox care to patients during their 2-4 week stay at the inpatient 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. 

The benefits of this role:

  • 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, you will be able to:

  • Play an integral part in an experienced multidisciplinary team consisting of Doctors, Recovery Workers and Peer Mentors
  • Provide a high level of individualised care to every patient who comes into the service
  • Be competent across a range of skills, supported by professional and clinical knowledge
  • 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
  • Experience working in vaccinations, including BBV, Hepatitis C Screening, ECG's, alcohol and opiate detoxification and Health Promotion

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse qualified (RGN or RMN)
  • Demonstrable experience or interest in substance misuse
  • Current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK

For further information please email

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

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