Substance Misuse Nurse
Band 6 bracket - £28,000 - £34,000 depending on experience
Lewes, East Sussex
Our client provides substance misuse services across the country, in the community and also in prisons across the UK. They are looking for experienced Registered Nurses (RGN or RMN) for permanent posts to provide clinical expertise in delivering a comprehensive service to those with drug and alcohol problems, providing a recovery focused approach to individuals whilst supporting their return to the community.
A current understanding of substance misuse/detox, health promotion, risk assessment, BBV programmes is highly desirable, but they offer full comprehensive training for those looking to get into substance misuse. Experience is particularly welcomed from the prison setting, A+E, primary care centres, secure hospitals or in the community etc. Band 5s are welcome to apply. If you have no experience in substance misuse, they can look at a Band 5 role moving up to Band 6 when experienced.
Person specification for the Substance Misuse nurse:
- Nurse-qualified, either RGN or RMN
- At least 6 months post-qualification experience in substance misuse/addiction ideally (but not essential, the right attitude/desire to become a substance misuse nurse is welcomed)
- Able to work autonomously as required
- Eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship
Full JD available on request, if you are an experienced Registered Nurse, please forward your CV ASAP in order to be considered, as they will interview as soon as suitable candidates are found.
Magnetic Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to these vacancies
Keywords: Substance Misuse Nurse / RGN / RMN / Registered Nurse / Detox / Staff Nurse