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Substance Misuse Nurse - Clinic

Job Type:
Substance Misuse
Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£27,000 to £33,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£27000 - £33000 per annum
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Substance Misuse Nurse - Clinic - Hull, Yorkshire - £27,000 - £33,000 per annum

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

My client is looking for a nurse (RGN or RMN) to join their close-knit team at their Substance Misuse Clinic in Hull, Yorkshire. 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 Alcohol Detox Service and an Opiate Replacement Service for NHS patients.

My client is 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 nurse with a background in substance misuse, prison services or clinic/practise nursing background.

Benefits of this Substance Misuse Nurse role include:

* 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 Substance Misuse Nurse will:

* Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN or RMN)
* Possess an active NMC PIN and the legal right to work in the UK
* 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

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6843
Contact: Liquid Healthcare

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