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Community Mental Health Nurse - Substance Misuse

To develop and deliver a specialised addictions service offering home alcohol detoxification, other alcohol and drug interventions and relapse prevention strategies within a defined geographical area, appropriate to the needs of that population.
To provide specialist training, advice and consultancy to primary care, community agencies and generic staff on the management of alcohol and drug problems in a community setting.
To co-ordinate care between and across community, outpatient, and hospital, voluntary and social care agencies.
Provision of teaching and clinical supervision to nursing students.
For informal enquiries please contact Patricia Burns on or at
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.


Community Mental Health Nurse - Substance Misuse

Edinburgh, UK

Published on 13 Aug 2019