Substance Misuse Nurse

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Substance Misuse Nurse to join a nationally recognised Community Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service in Hastings. 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 clinic, you 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 that you have experience in the following:

Vaccinations including BBV screening, Hep B/C screening
Alcohol and opiate detoxification
Health Promotion and RehabilitationThe ideal RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse Nurse 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 UKIt is not essential that you have experience within addictions, but you must be able to demonstrate your interest in this setting 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:

Salary up to GBP37,331.56 per annum
Work-life balance working Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00
33 days annual leave
Thorough induction programme
Excellent training and development opportunitiesIf 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 or call Sam at Leaders in Care for further information.