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Recovery Nurse - Substance Misuse Clinic

Job Type:
Substance Misuse, Clinic
North West
£27,000 to £33,000 per annum
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Recovery Nurse - Substance Misuse Clinic - Fleetwood - £27,000 - £33,000p/a

9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

We are currently looking for an experienced Registered General or Mental Health Nurse to join a substance misuse charity service in Fleetwood, Lancashire. This company is one of the country's most recognisable alcohol and opiate addiction recovery services and they are expanding at a fast rate. This service aims to provide detoxification care to patients, attending to their general and mental wellbeing. Although mental health plays a key part within the services values the focus is oriented towards detox as opposed to rehab. 

In your role, you will play an integral part in an experienced multidisciplinary team consisting of Doctors, Recovery Workers and Peer Mentors. It is preferable that you have experience working in vaccinations, including BBV, Hepatitis C Screening, ECG's, alcohol and opiate detoxification and/or Health Promotion. 

Benefits of this Substance Misuse role:

  • Generous salary package up to £32,910 a year
  • £5,000 R&R allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Relevant training and development
  • Office working hours

As a Substance Misuse Nurse working in a 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

Essential requirements:

  • To be a Registered Nurse (RGN or RMN) 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 email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1665
Contact: Olivia Williams

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