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Substance Misuse Nurse - £32k - Bridgend

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Magnetic Recruitment Ltd Published: August 12, 2016
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Job Type


Substance Misuse Nurse x 2



40 hours a week, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm with an hour for lunch.


Magnetic is working with a prison in South Wales to recruit two experienced Substance Misuse Nurses to provide clinical expertise in delivering a comprehensive service to those with drug and alcohol problems. The successful applicant will need to have experience of working with substance misusers and preferably have a qualification in this field of work, RCGP level 1 ideally and already working towards level 2.


A current understanding of substance misuse/detox, health promotion, risk assessment, BBV programmes is essential in the Band 6 role, however Band 5 nurses can be trained. This can be gained either in a prison setting, A+E, primary care centres, secure hospitals or in the community etc


Person specification for the Substance Misuse nurse:


  • Nurse-qualified, either RGN or RMN
  • At least 2 years post-qualification experience, with at least one year’s experience in substance misuse ideally, although less will be considered if this is recent
  • RCGP level 1 and already working towards level 2 (Certificate in the Management ofDrug Misuse)
  • Eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship


Full JD available on request, if you are an experienced Substance Misuse Nurse / Addictions Nurse, please forward your CV ASAP in order to be considered, as they will interview as soon as suitable candidates are found.


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