Staff Nurse in Addictions

08 Jan 2014
23 Jan 2014
Nursing Field
Community Care, Hospital

Staff Nurse in Addictions

Passmores House, Harlow, Essex

Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

£30,000 per annum + responsibility/Nurse allowance of 5% of salary.

Passmores House is a residential recovery community for people with a dependency on drugs and/or alcohol, we offer residential detoxification and stabilization packages, as well a full rehabilitation programme, all built around the individual. The house is based in a beautifully renovated and historic building, set in a leafy park close to the transport hub of Harlow in Essex.

This position requires a nurse with a valid registration with the NMC, the post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, delivering a range of Recovery based interventions to problematic and dependent drug and alcohol users. 

The post holder will have experience in delivering clinical drug and alcohol treatment programs and be confident in responding to clinical and medical emergencies, managing crisis as first line intervention, and risk management.  The individual will demonstrate skills to ensure the care delivered is specific and evidence based and adheres to service users’ needs.

Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential, as is having the confidence to work collaboratively and cohesively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including specialist and consultant psychiatrists.

The successful candidate will be experienced with the Recovery principles, ITEP mapping and NICE guidance on detoxification and stabilisation protocols. 

For an informal discussion please contact: Manish Nanda, Operations Manager on 07918 641 532.

Closing Date: 5pm, 23rd January 2014  

Interview date: w/c 27th January 2014