Substance Misuse Nurse

Etta Healthcare

Are you looking for a new role where no two days are the same and you have the opportunity to develop your career?

Substance Misuse Nurse (RMN)

Salary: £28,512.16 - (Less than 2 years’ experience) £33,792.19 - (More than 2 years’ experience)

Full Time - 40 hours per week. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS. 
Our client is a national health care provider and has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, they provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.

The service we are recruiting for is a Category B local prison receiving sentenced and remand young offender and adult male prisoners from the courts in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. The prison can accommodate 1,324 prisoners in safe custody. 

The prison is committed to providing the highest standards of healthcare to prisoners in our care. Their healthcare team is staffed 24 hours a day and is made up of qualified Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

Job Spec:

Are you looking for a new role where no two days are the same and you have the opportunity to develop your career?  Working in secure healthcare will give you new challenges where you can develop your skills and make a real difference. The days are varied supporting patients with drug and alcohol dependency issues. This covers comprehensive assessments, initiating and reviewing recovery plans and committing to recovery with a person centred approach.  
Benefits as a Substance Misuse Nurse:
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Access to Gympass - subsidised gym
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel supplier
Essential Skills as a Substance Misuse Nurse:
  • Part 1 NMC registration
  • Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
Desirable Skills as a Substance Misuse Nurse:
  • Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
  • Experience of working within a secure environment
  • RCGP 1 and 2 in substance misuse
  • Hold a Nurse Prescriber qualification.
If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please contact Rebecca or Steve on 0161 416 6118 or apply direct for a call within 24 hours.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

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