Addiction Nurse - Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services

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NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
09 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Nursing Field
Job Type
An opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Addiction Nurses within the Deep End Alcohol Teams, Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services. You will be based within the locality teams, South, North East and North West. You will coordinate joint care planning and initiation of interventions for patients who have previous low engagement with alcohol and drug community services through a motivational and assertive approach for individuals with co-created recovery. You will be supervised by the Band 6 Senior Addiction nurse. You will promote and develop the role of the Addiction Nurse in the Deep End Team by working in collaboration with patients, GP, Community Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services, acute hospital services, social care colleagues and third sector agencies demonstrating a holistic and recovery focused approach to practice. You will act as a gateway into care and support for our patients as part of a stepped pathway of care. It is essential that you are currently a Registered Mental Health Nurse with the NMC and that you have relevant post registration experience working within an addiction setting.. The shift pattern for this post is Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

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