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Band 5/6 Substance Misuse Nurse

Job reference: HQ00044623
Up to £23.56 per hour
Nurse (Substance Misuse)


This vacancy has now expired.

Are you looking for a new Substance Misuse Nurse role?

Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 or 6 Substance Misuse Nurse to fill a full-time role in Chelmsford. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of nursing and be registered with the NMC.

The pay rate for this locum Substance Misuse job is £23.56 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an ongoing contract.

- Provide management and care of service users requiring specialist prescribing interventions.
- Produce accurate and timely documentation on all service users in line with your Professional Code of Conduct and Trust policies
- Conduct / contribute to the assessment process, as well as the observation and ongoing assessment, providing accurate and timely feedback
- Participate in the planning, implementation / evaluation and ongoing review of recovery plans
- Provide practical support, advice and education to service users, carers and other disciplines
- Responsible for the recording of all service users related activity information onto Theseus
- Carry out risk assessments including any potential hazards in the service users environment
- Attend multi-disciplinary meetings i.e. referral / review / business
- Report and document incidents as required
- Conduct physical health care checks of service users and act upon findings
- Act as a key worker
- Facilitate and support in group work such as relaxation, health promotion, hearing voices, anger management, psycho education etc

Requirements of the Substance Misuse Nurse:
- Degree or equivalent in nursing
- Current NMC registration (RGN/RMN)
- Significant experience as a substance misuse nurse
- A band 5 or 6 nurse with extensive experience of caseload work with Drug and Alcohol misusers.
- Experience of working clients with physical health and mental health issues alongside their substance use

This Substance Misuse Nurse job is advertised by Hannah Rutter; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting Kellie Thorndyke. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.