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Alcohol Liaison Nurse

  • Job reference: ALNESS01
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Nursing
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Job description: Service Care Solution are actively recruiting for a specialist Alcohol Liaison Nurse in Essex, The overall aim of the service is to improve outcomes for dependent and harmful drinkers, with a particular emphasis on physical and mental health and reduction of bed stay and re-admission.

- £26 - £28 P/H
- Monday - Friday ( 8AM - 4PM)
- 12 Week Contact (View to extend)

Day to Day Duties:
- Alcohol specialist intervention with inpatients as required
- Training in alcohol issues/ Information and Brief Advice (IBA) within A&E and other appropriate departments to enable identification and response to alcohol issues at all levels.
- Professional input to the establishment of an effective pathway for acute inpatients requiring alcohol services.
- To act as an alcohol champion within the acute setting.
- Give advice on the care and detoxification of patients admitted where alcohol dependence is co-morbidity.
- Assessment for harmful drinkers where appropriate, or referral to external organisations.
- Support for relatives/carers of those patients referred

Essential Requirements:

- Must have a valid NMC PIN
- Valid DBS within last 12 months
- Previously worked within substance misuse
- Proof of Mandatory training within last 12 months
- Proof of Vaccinations

If you feel you would be the ideal candidate for this role please send your most recent CV to vincent.kerrigan@servicecare.org.uk or call directly on 01772 208962.