Senior Community Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse
Senior Community Nurse - RGN or RMN - Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery - Blackburn, South Lancashire - £32,500 per annum
We're working as a partner to a national charity and are currently seeking to hire specialist senior nurses Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) to join a community based team in North Lancashire.
This is a Non-profit organisation, any additional funds are put straight back into the charity and its services; resulting in extensive initial and ongoing training, excellent staffing levels and competitive salary and benefits package. Experience of seniority in a nursing environment is essential. Experience within substance misuse is preferred, but any nurse with transferable clinical skills will be considered.
This charity is regularly winning new contracts nationally and is regarded as providing the Best service of its kind. It's the perfect time to join a Charity that is experiencing huge growth in an exciting sector of nursing - where you will genuinely make a difference to the service users' lives.
The service offers treatment and recovery services to support anyone experiencing difficulties with drugs and/or alcohol in a clinic setting. They offer specialist prescribing services, rapid access to assessment, responsive titration and a range of clinical and psychosocial interventions to people entering the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service through referral, open access or the criminal justice system. This will include BBV testing, vaccinations, ECG's and support through alcohol and opiate detoxification.
As a Senior Community Nurse, you will be expected conduct the following;
•Support the clinical team with opiate detox therapy
As a Senior Community Nurse, your responsibilities will include;
•Developing therapeutic alliances with people who have substance misuse problems and developing effective partnerships with service users
•To undertake specialised assessments for service users, where appropriate and ensure a wide range of harm reduction interventions are made available
•Undertake phlebotomy, as required, ensuring adherence to identified pathways for blood sample labelling, collection, obtaining results and signposting.
•Ensure the smooth transition of service user's clinical needs to other establishments
Work closely and proactively with the management and staff team to ensure adherence to all relevant Health & Safety Polices and ensure that risk is managed appropriately within the service
•Attend meetings appropriate to the development and maintenance of the role in agreement with and under the direction of the line manager
•Play a pro-active role in developing the indigenous recovery community within the North Lancs prisons
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to: email@example.com or call Jordan on: 0161 235 6953
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