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Substance Misuse Lead Nurse

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  • Job reference: HQ00044851
    West Sussex
    £32061.94 - £35970.09 per annum
    Nurse (Substance Misuse)


    Are you looking for a new Substance Misuse Nurse role?

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Substance Misuse Lead Nurse to fill a permanent full-time role within in West Sussex. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The salary for this permanent Substance Misuse Lead Nurse role is £32,061 - £35,970 per annum.

    - Provide Clinical Supervision & operational line management to Nurses within the Service.
    - Assure that integrated pathways are in place for service users who require treatment for their health needs related to their addiction.
    - Implement/maintain an immunisation and vaccination scheme to help combat blood borne virus (BBV) and other infectious diseases, and provide advice and information to other professionals on BBV and the care of individuals with drug and alcohol issues.
    - To ensure all programmes, i.e. immunisation programmes, are adequately staffed so that contractual requirements may be met at all times.

    Requirements of the Substance Misuse Lead Nurse:
    - Degree or equivalent in nursing
    - Current NMC registration (RGN/RMN)
    - Significant experience as a substance misuse nurse
    - A 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.

    Why Sanctuary Personnel?
    - Free DBS and compliance service
    - Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
    - Your own dedicated consultant with extensive substance misuse knowledge
    - Access to a wide selection of substance misuse positions across the UK
    - Most accredited companies in the whole recruitment industry
    - "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each friend/colleague you refer who we successfully place*
    - "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

    This Substance Misuse Lead 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. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.