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Substance misuse lead nurse

  • Job reference: DB150
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Drug and Alcohol Support
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Job description: Job Alert! Substance Misuse Lead Nurse required within a detoxification unit, based in North Lancaster. Are you looking for an exciting career, working within a fantastic team?

This is a permanent opportunity, 37.5 hours per week.

*** Salary - £30,000-£36,000 depending on experience ***

Day-to-day responsibilities;

*To provide shift leadership to the team to provide a co-ordinated approach to care of patients in the service. This will include completing staff supervision meetings.
*The perfect candidate will be expected to assess, plan and evaluate programmes of care for patients, taking into account the potential needs of individuals.
*To provide nursing and psychological care for patients accessing substance misuse detoxification services, including issuing medication, harm reduction, BBV testing, screening and psychosocial support and interventions.

Essential requirements;

*Registered Nurse
*Valid NMC Pin
*Post qualified experience in substance misuse
*Current DBS

For more information, please contact Danny Booth on 01772 208962 or

Benefits of working for this service,

Health Cash Plan
Free Eye Tests
Enhanced Holidays, sickness, maternity and paternity offers
Pension scheme with Death in Service benefit
Discounted Mobile phone contracts
Comprehensive learning and development opportunities for career progression.