Substance Misuse Nurse

  • Permanent
  • Newham, London
  • £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Hybrid Role - M-F (9-5) hours USD / Year
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Hybrid Role - M-F (9-5) hours

An award winning Community Drug and Alcohol Misuse Charity is looking for a Substance Misuse Nurse to join their specialist Addictions Clinic based in the East London area. This is an excellent opportunity for an RGN or RMN who has a passion for Substance Misuse treatment.

Working in a busy detoxification clinic as a Substance Misuse Nurse, the role focuses on providing front line clinical care to service users, including a thorough rehabilitation process.

It is preferable (however, not essential) that you have experience in the following:

  • Vaccinations including BBV screening, HIV / Hepatitis B/C screening
  • ECG’s
  • Alcohol and opiate detoxification
  • Health Promotion and Rehabilitation

The ideal RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Nurse will possess the following:

  • RGN or RMN qualified Nurse 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 this 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 RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Nurse role include:

  • Monday to Friday hours (9-5)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Generous salary up to £46,000p/a
  • Working for a charity service with an excellent reputation
  • Thorough induction
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

If you are a Registered Nurse (RGN or RMN) with a passion for Substance Misuse and are looking for a new challenge, do not hesitate to click APPLY or call Ehsan at Leaders in Care on 07533113393 for further information.


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