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Detox Nurse - Permanent

  • Job reference: AS04178
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support, Nursing
Job description: I currently have a permanent vacancy available for a Detox Nurse (RMN or RGN) in Staffordshire.

The successful candidate will need to be a registered nurse with previous experience of working within substance misuse, ideally within detox and an interest in working with this client group.

You would be working in a relatively small residential facility that supports clients with medically assisted detox or stabilisation. All clients are provided with an individual care and development plan which is regularly reviewed. You would be working within a multi-skilled team consisting of nurses, therapists and other specialist staff.

This would be a 42 hour contract (breaks are paid) over 7 days per week. The shift rota would be 4 on 4 off or 3 on 4 off depending on service needs. Both day and night shifts would be 7:30-7:30 (12 hours) and nights are waking nights. The salary would be roughly £25-28k but for someone very experienced this may be slightly negotiable

Your main duties would include:
-Administering Detox Medication, assessing withdrawal
-Comprehensive risk assessments on admission and discharge
-Running a shift/deputising in absence of manager
-Conduct health and wellbeing checks/assessments
-Ensuring quality and standards of care

If you would be interested in this vacancy, please call Amy Sumner on 01772 208962 or email amy.sumner@servicecare.org.uk at your earliest convenience.
If you know someone else who would be interested in this vacancy, please do refer them on as Service Care Solutions do offer a referral bonus of £250 for any candidate you refer who is successfully placed into a role.