Senior Health and Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) - Community
Senior Health and Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) - Community - Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery - Nottinghamshire - £26,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
We're working in partnership with a national charity and are currently seeking to appoint specialist senior nurses (RGN) to join their multi-disciplinary community based team in Nottinghamshire.
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.
Experience in substance misuse is preferable but not essential, but they are looking for someone with strong clinical skills.
You will be expected to do the following:
•support the clinical team with opiate detox therapy
You will be responsible for
•Developing therapeutic alliances with people who have substance misuse problems and developing effective partnerships with service users to support their individual recovery journeys.
•Work alongside the designated Lead Nurse to improve health and promote recovery from the effects of substance use.
•Work alongside the designated Lead Clinician and/or Nurse Prescriber to formulate, plan and implement individual community detoxification programmes to ensure safety and optimise outcomes. This will include supporting service users' detoxification from substances across operational sites.
•Carry out comprehensive health care assessments and contribute to the development and review of recovery/treatment plans and referrals for other psychosocial interventions including wrap around services and external supporting agencies.
•Responsibility for clinic management, monitoring, evaluation and service development.
•Pro-actively maintain an up to date knowledge of medicine management and both local and national guidelines and agreements.
•Ensure that procedures are constantly reviewed to promote best practice and evidenced based practice in accordance with UK Guidelines on Clinical Management, NICE guidance, and company clinical protocols and procedures.
The successful candidate for this Health and Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) position will have:
•A Registered Nurse (RGN) qualification
•A current registration with the NMC (RGN) and a legal right to work in the UK
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Jo on 0161 234 9791
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