Speciality Lead Substance Misuse Nurse

Isle of Wight
£26,565- £35,577 pa
25 Apr 2018
31 May 2018
Nursing Field
Job Type

Isle of Wight

Speciality Lead Substance Misuse Nurse

Job Reference: 470-17-621-2-CJF

Salary: Band 6 £26,565- £35,577 pa

Fixed term (12 months)

IRIS is a single provider, whole recovery focused substance misuse treatment system. We are currently looking for an innovative and dynamic Speciality Lead Substance Misuse Nurse to join our team on either a 12 month Secondment or Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave. You will be registered with the NMC as a first level Nurse, with a passion and drive to work for a CQC Rated Good Service. You will be required to have knowledge of the entry and exits points into the recovery system and a sound knowledge of National frameworks and guidance to support recovery focused interventions within Substance Misuse. You will have the experience and ability to lead the alcohol team, co-ordinate and undertake detox regimes and ensure that clinical guidelines are upheld.

A good theoretical and working knowledge of interventions is expected and the ability to train others is essential. You will be supervising a team of recovery workers and would be expected to provide supervision and guidance around risk management. Your ability to network with key stakeholders and agencies is essential. 

A full UK driving licence is essential for this position.

For an informal discussion please contact Clare George or Nikki Whatley Walsh: (01983) 526654.

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