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Health & Wellbeing Nurse - Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Substance Misuse
Seniority:
Nurse
Region:
East of England
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£29,000 to £33,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£29000 - £33000 per annum
Posted:
07/08/2019
Job Ref:
HE-96646

Health & Wellbeing Nurse - Substance Misuse - Luton - Up to £33,000 per annum

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

My client is looking for a nurse to join their close-knit team at their Substance Misuse Clinic in Luton. They are looking for a nurse with a positive attitude that is willing to learn and understand the treatment process. The service provides an alcohol liaison service, an acohol detox service and an opiate replacement service for NHS patients.

The successful Health & Wellbeing Nurse will be joining a national charity with a reputation for delivering excellence in services for people with drug and alcohol dependency issues. They are looking to recruit a skilled with a background in substance misuse, prison services or clinic/practise nursing background, to work in their fantastic service in Northampton.

Benefits as a Health & Wellbeing Nurse:

* A competitive salary with an increase in annual leave days based on length of service
* 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.

The service 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 checks and hospital alcohol liaison

The successful Health & Wellbeing Nurse will:

* Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN or RMN)
* Possess an active UK nursing PIN
* 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 hcpapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6966
Contact: Harry Ellis

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