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Detox Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse Clinic

Job Type:
Substance Misuse, Clinic
East of England
Great Yarmouth
£38,000 per annum
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Detox Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse Clinic - Great Yarmouth - up to £38,000p/a

An experienced registered general nurse or mental health nurse is needed to join a substance misuse charity service. You will be working in a clinic in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, which focuses on providing detoxification care to patients and attending to their general and mental wellbeing. Although mental health plays a key part within the service, the focus is oriented towards detox as opposed to rehab.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join this influential charity organisation at a time of rapid expansion.  The company offer the potential to develop and progress and support you in doing so. Team work is one of the key factors in this role and the successful individual will be expected to play their part within the dynamic of the team.

Benefits of this Substance Misuse role include:

  • Generous salary package up to £38,000 per annum
  • Office hours (Monday - Friday, 9 - 5)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Relevant training and development

As a Detox Nurse working in this Substance Misuse Clinic, you will:

  • Manage infections and adverse effects relating to poor injecting practice
  • Handle hepatitis B vaccination and blood borne virus (BBV) testing
  • Dispense, monitor and report on the effects of medicines
  • Identify and manage alcohol-related liver disease
  • Identify and manage alcohol-related dementia

You will need to have:

  • RGN or RMN qualification
  • 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 contact

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

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