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Recovery Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse Clinic

Job Type:
Substance Misuse, Clinic
South West
£32,500 per annum
Job Ref:

Recovery Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse Clinic - Gloucester City Centre - up to £32,500p/a

Our client is currently in need of a recovery nurse to provide nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services in Gloucester. They are looking for a nurse who can maintain and develop a quality service and take overall responsibility for the care of a caseload of patients requiring detox through the Medically Assisted Withdrawal Programme.

Benefits of this role:

  • Competitive salary with an increase in annual leave days based on length of service
  • Office hours (9 - 5 weekday only)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Regular support and supervision during their probationary period and monthly supervision thereafter
  • Rewarding and varied role in supportive team environment
  • Internal and external training courses and time off to pursue higher education qualifications

Working as a Recovery Nurse in a Substance Misuse role, you will be:

  • Managing infections and adverse effects relating to poor injecting practice
  • Handling hepatitis B vaccination and blood borne virus (BBV) testing
  • Dispensing, monitoring and reporting on the effects of medicines
  • Identifying and managing alcohol-related liver disease
  • Identifying and managing alcohol-related dementia

The successful candidate will possess the following:

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

For further information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6990
Contact: Raimico Hitchen

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