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Recovery Nurse - Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Substance Misuse
North West
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£27000 - £29000 per annum
Job Ref:

Recovery Nurse - Substance Misuse - Rochdale, Greater Manchester- Up to £29,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Days and Nights

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced RGN or RMN to take on the role of Recovery Nurse within a Drug and Alcohol Detox Unit in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, which is commutable from Oldham, Bolton, Burnley.

The successful Recovery Nurse (RGN or RMN) will provide nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services users in Rochdale. You will also provide specialist nursing care in maintaining and developing a quality service and take overall responsibility for the care of a case load of patients requiring detox through the Medically Assisted Withdrawal Programme.

Benefits of this Substance Misuse Nurse role include:

* Training opportunities RCGP Course
* Pension
* Innovative appraisal system
* Experienced management
* Access to Bank hours
* Free Parking

Your duties as a Substance Misuse Nurse:

* Assess, plan and evaluate programmes of care for patients, taking into account the potential needs of individuals
* To provide treatments within own competence levels based on appropriate substance misuse / health / guidelines
* Referring to the wider multi-disciplinary team if the patient's care requires you to do so

As a Substance Misuse Nurse, you will need:

* Nursing Qualification (RGN, RMN)
* Valid NMC PIN
* The legal right to work in the UK
* Experience in Medium Secure setting or Substance Misuse

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 238 7486
Contact: Steven Hodgson

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