Substance Misuse Nurse – Dual Diagnosis Lead

  • Permanent
  • Lewisham, London
  • Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits

Leaders In Care

An award winning Community Drug and Alcohol Misuse Charity is looking for an expereinced Substance Misuse Nurse / Dual Diagnosis Lead to join their specialist Substance Misuse Clinic based in Lewisham, South East London. This is an excellent opportunity for an RMN who has a passion for Substance Misuse treatment.

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

It is preferable (however, not essential) that the Substance Misuse Nurse / Dual Diagnosis Lead has experience in the following:

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

The ideal Substance Misuse Nurse / Dual Diagnosis Lead will possess the following:

  • 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 Substance Misuse Nurse / Dual Diagnosis Lead role include:

  • Generous salary up to £41,000p/a
  • Monday to Friday hours (9-5)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Working for a charity service with an excellent reputation
  • Thorough induction
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

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

REF – LIC_SJ_EA_OCT

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