Health and Wellbeing Nurse - Substance Misuse - Birmingham

Location
Birmingham, England
Salary
£29662 - £32910 per annum
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
242940
Contact
Alice Cartwright
Nursing Field
Prison Service
Job Type
Permanent

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Registered Nurse (RMN/RGN) to join this specialist substance misuse residential inpatient unit as Health & Wellbeing Nurse. My client is a national charity providing quick and complex recovery to substance misusers and is currently looking for a proactive Nurse who has a current NMC Pin and a keen willingness to learn. It is not essential to have extensive experience within the substance misuse field, but it is important that you are able to embrace and develop into this role with a proactive and determined work ethic.

The benefits of this Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RGN/RMN) role include:

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive training and induction programme
  • Regular support and supervision during the probationary period and monthly supervision thereafter

The unit itself is an integrated clinical service which provides medically assisted drug and alcohol detoxification. The aim is to provide person centred, recovery focused care which enhances the quality of life for the patient. As Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RMN/RGN), you will be competent across a range of clinical skills and have a clear understanding of both clinical and theoretical changes in your profession. The ideal candidate will play a key part of the multidisciplinary team working within your own competencies. Clinical interventions which form part of the role include BBV screening, vaccinations, administering medication and holding daily clinic.

The successful Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RMN/RGN) will:

Be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered General Nurse

Possess an active UK nursing PIN and the legal right to work in the UK

Have a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services

Possess knowledge of the issues facing alcohol misusers including appropriate medical interventions