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Substance Misuse Nurse or Worker (depending on qualifications)

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Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse or Worker (depending on qualifications)

Are you interested in a career in Substance Misuse?

Do you have experience in Substance Misuse or Mental Health or are you interested in joining this exciting area of health care.

Are you a car owner/driver?

Are you flexible?

Would you like an opportunity to join an established and successful Multi-disciplinary exciting and innovative Substance Misuse Service?

i-Access (East) Community Drug and Alcohol Team, part of Surrey & Borders NHS Partnership Trust is based in Reigate and is part of a Surrey wide Community Drug and Alcohol Service offering Specialist Treatment for people who use our services with drug and alcohol dependency issues.

We are looking to recruit a Full Time Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse or Worker – depending on qualifications, for our East Team, the post holder will need to be flexible to work across our teams in I – access North West (based in chertsey) and SW (based in Guildford) according to the needs of the service.

You will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in Substance Misuse, Mental Health, or General Nursing with high quality transferable skills. You will need to be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of treatment interventions, knowledge and skills and an understanding of the Recovery agenda in addiction.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide high standards of care for the client group. This consists of 1:1 key working, managing a case load, liaising with health care professionals, facilitating group work, Blood borne virus interventions, Safeguarding adults and children, support the team achieve its KPI’s and deliver robust evidence based clinical interventions.

For further information please contact:

Alison Foulser – Team Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  or email: ( Email address removed )

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 375 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

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