Substance misuse nurses / IDTS Nurses – RGN or RMN
Up to £29,401
Magnetic is working with a prison in Merseyside to find an experienced Substance Misuse Nurse / IDTS Nurse to provide care for prisoners with addiction and substance misuse problems, in a setting similar to a walk-in clinic or GP surgery. Full training will be given if you are new to prison healthcare or substance misuse, but a strong interest to work in this setting is essential, and past experience in addiction will be an advantage. Very supportive team, with excellent career development opportunities. Both RGN and RMNs welcome to apply.
The Substance Misuse Nurse / IDTS Nurse will be responsible for:
Assessing, planning, undertaking and evaluating the delivery of effective clinical and psychosocial management of offenders with substance misuse issues supporting the implementation of the Integrated Drug Treatment System (IDTS). There will be close working relationships with the prison staff and involvement in a number of prison processes, and also discharge planning.
Person specification for the Substance Misuse Nurse / IDTS Nurse
• RMN or RGN qualified
• Substance Misuse experience, or a clear interest in specialising in this area
• Clear and valid pin
• British or EU Passport
A full JD is available on request. If you are interested, please forward your CV ASAP as they will interview as soon as suitable candidates are identified.