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Lead Nurse - Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Substance Misuse
Senior Nurse
Tower Hamlets, London
£35,000 to £40,382 per annum
Salary Description:
£35000 - £40382 per annum
Job Ref:

Lead Nurse - Community - Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic - Tower Hamlets - up to £40,382 per annum (including Inner London Weighting)

Shifts: Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM

We are currently looking for a lead nurse (RGN or RMN) to join a Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic in Tower Hamlets. The successful lead nurse will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of nurses and must have previous experience of working within drug and alcohol recovery.

The benefits of this Lead Nurse position include:

* Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM working hours
* Salary up to £40,382 per annum (including Inner London Weighting)
* Relevant training and development opportunities
* Career progression opportunities

Duties of this Lead Nurse position include:

* Assessing clients and developing risk management plans
* Screening for BBV
* Delivering vaccinations
* Dispensing Naloxone
* Advising clients on medication and substance misuse, and enabling them to access medical care
* Review medication regimes and assist in the process of referrals for post-treatment recovery support

Requirements of this Lead Nurse role include:

* RGN or RMN qualification
* NMC PIN and the legal right to work in the UK
* Previous experience of leading / managing a team is desirable but applicants' with strong nursing experience and the potential to develop in to management with training and support will be considered.
* Previous experience of working with drug and alcohol recovery is essential

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6220
Contact: Anchin Gurung

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