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Substance Misuse Nurse


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Substance Misuse Nurse London £35000 - £38000 per annum BBBH7700_1594740161 Permanent

We are currently looking for Substance Misuse Nurse (RGN/RMN) to join a nationally recognised Community Drug and Alcohol Detox Clinic in Lewisham, SE London. This is an excellent opportunity for an RGN or RMN who has a passion for Substance Misuse treatment and this particular role will suit those looking for a fantastic work-life balance.

Working in a busy detoxification unit, the Substance Misuse Nurse (RGN/RMN) will be joining an established and experienced team who work to provide a high level of attention to all patients in their care. The role focuses on providing frontline clinical care to service users, including a thorough rehabilitation process. It is preferable (but not essential) that you have experience in the following:

  • Vaccinations including BBV screening, Hep B/C screening
  • ECG's
  • Alcohol and opiate detoxification
  • Health Promotion and Rehabilitation

The ideal Substance Misuse Nurse (RGN/RMN) will possess the following:

  • RGN or RMN qualified with relevant experience
  • Demonstrable experience or interest in addictions
  • Titration experience is highly desired
  • Current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK

It is not essential that you have experience within addictions, but you must be able to demonstrate your interest in the field of Nursing and show how you have worked to gain experience, transferable skills and how you have come to be interested in Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services.

The benefits for this Substance Misuse Nurse (RGN/RMN) role include:

  • Generous salary up to £38,000p/a
  • Work-life balance working Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Thorough induction programme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

If you are a Registered Nurse (RGN or RMN) with a passion for Substance Misuse or you are looking for a new challenge, do not hesitate to click APPLY for this Substance Misuse Nurse (RGN/RMN) position or call Kaysi on 0203 800 0728