This job is no longer available
Substance Misuse Nurse - Reading
Reading / Berkshire
£24 - £30 per hour
Hays Healthcare are currently looking for experienced substance misuse nurses to work throughout Reading. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading health and care charity who work with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and antisocial behaviour.
As directed by the Service Manager, you will be an integral member of a multi disciplinary and multi-agency team offering specialist prescribing services, rapid access to assessment, responsive titration and a range of clinical interventions to service users entering into the substance misuse treatment system, either through Open Access or through the criminal justice system. The post holder will also take part, as required, in assessing the suitability for transfer of clients to Shared Care services within the community, in addition to supporting service users' detoxification from substances including alcohol, across operational sites.
The post-holder will contribute to the service to ensure that those who experience difficulties through the use of Drug and Alcohol consistently receive high quality services that adhere to the best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards. You will be responsible for contributing to the overall performance of the service to ensure that contractual output targets are achieved.
In return for your dedication we offer:
* Free CRB
* Free Manual Handling and Basic Life support
* Free Uniform
* Pathology services
* On time weekly Payments
* Up to £250 Referral bonus for each nurse that you refer to us (Please note that you do not have to be registered with Hays to qualify for this referral scheme)
(T&C's apply for all benefits)
For further details please contact:
Tel: 0113 200 3705