Liquid Personnel
30 Sep 2016
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Community nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 29000 - 31000 Per year
Closing date:
28 Oct 2016

Health and Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) - Community - Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery - Northampton - Salary up to £31,000 dependent on experience

We're working in partnership with a national charity and are currently seeking to appoint specialist senior nurses (RGN) to join their multi-disciplinary community based team in Northampton. Experience in substance misuse is preferable but not essential, but they are looking for someone with strong clinical skills.

The service offers treatment and recovery services to support anyone experiencing difficulties with drugs and/or alcohol in a clinic setting. They offer specialist prescribing services, rapid access to assessment, responsive titration and a range of clinical and psychosocial interventions to people entering the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service through referral, open access or the criminal justice system. This will include BBV testing, vaccinations, ECG's and support through alcohol and opiate detoxification.

As a Health and Wellbeing Nurse, you will be expected to do the following

-Health assessments
-Support the clinical team with opiate detox therapy

As a Health and Wellbeing Nurse, you will be responsible for:

-Developing therapeutic alliances with people who have substance misuse problems and developing effective partnerships with service users to support their individual recovery journeys.
-Work alongside the designated Lead Nurse to improve health and promote recovery from the effects of substance use.
-Work alongside the designated Lead Clinician and/or Nurse Prescriber to formulate, plan and implement individual community detoxification programmes to ensure safety and optimise outcomes. This will include supporting service users' detoxification from substances across operational sites.
-Carry out comprehensive health care assessments and contribute to the development and review of recovery/treatment plans and referrals for other psychosocial interventions including wrap around services and external supporting agencies.
-Responsibility for clinic management, monitoring, evaluation and service development.
-Pro-actively maintain an up to date knowledge of medicine management and both local and national guidelines and agreements.
-Ensure that procedures are constantly reviewed to promote best practice and evidenced based practice in accordance with UK Guidelines on Clinical Management, NICE guidance, and company clinical protocols and procedures.

The successful candidate for this Health and Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) position will have:

-A Registered Nurse (RGN) qualification
-A current registration with the NMC (RGN) and a legal right to work in the UK

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About Liquid Personnel

Liquid Personnel is an award winning recruitment consultancy, offering 100s of healthcare and nursing jobs throughout England, Scotland and Wales. We are specialists in the healthcare recruitment field and specialise in permanent jobs for nurses, managers, care home managers, all the way up to directors of care home groups across the UK.

Our experienced team recruit for some of the UK's largest care organisations. We work with a massive range of employers, including nursing and residential homes, private hospitals, and mental health services.

Personal Consulting:

With Liquid, you'll have your own personal consultant from the first time you speak to us. Our experienced consultants have exceptional knowledge of the industry and an in depth understanding of healthcare and nursing. Your consultant's service will be personally tailored to you as an individual, identifying the best opportunities for you. They will act as your point of contact, advising you on the roles available to you, emphasising your unique capabilities to employers and mentoring you as you prepare for interviews.

Awards & Accreditations:

• Members of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation)

• 4th in the UK's Best Medium Workplaces in 2014

• 2nd in the UK's Best Small Workplaces 2013

• 46th in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 in 2011

• Winners of "Best Small Recruitment Business" at the 2011 Recruitment Consultant magazine Awards.

• Investors in People status

• Positive About Disabled People status

• ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard

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