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Addictions Nurse

  • Job reference: ADDN01
  • Location: Hillingdon, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Nursing
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Job description: Service Care Solutions require a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Addictions based at a NHS service in Hillingdon.

Our client requires the ideal candidate to provide a range of specialist services to problem drinkers and problematic drug users attending the service/unit, including harm minimisation approaches, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention, health education, detoxification programmes and key working.

- Hourly rate £25 - £27 P/H
- Monday to Friday - 37.5 Hours per week
- 12 Weeks Contract
- Start date Immediately

Day to day duties include:

- Make continuous assessments, of the psychological, emotional, social and rehabilitative needs of clients, taking into account the needs of family, local community and developing systematic plans for care and evaluation of treatment plans.

- Provide case management and direct clinical care to a defined number of clients as agreed with the Team Co-ordinator .This includes assessment, planning and providing specialist care. It is expected that the caseload will consist of clients of complexed needs.

- Support the vaccinating of clients against Blood Borne Viruses and to undertake Dried Blood Spot Tests, pre- and post-test discussions with clients concerning BBV infections, following appropriate training.

- Manage the transfer and discharges of individuals between agencies and services.

Essential requirements:

- Must have a valid NMC Pin
- Valid DBS within last 12 months
- Proof of Vaccinations
- Proof of Mandatory training

If you are the candidate our client is looking for please send your most recent CV along with the essential requirements to vincent.kerrigan@servicecare.org.uk or call myself directly on 01772 208962 to discuss further details.