Senior Substance Misuse Nurse - RGN - Prison
London, Greater London, England
Senior Substance Misuse Nurse - RGN - Prison - London - Salary £30,000 - £34,000 per annum dependent on experience
Hours: Full Time / Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to work within a Substance Misuse Team at HMP Wormwood Scrubs. As a dynamic, creative, team player you'll become part of a multidisciplinary service. This is an exciting time to support and motivate individuals to take control of their lives and to make changes to overcome dependence on substances and move onto a life free of offending.
In conjunction with the service user, my client develop individualised packages of care through comprehensive assessment and recovery planning. They deliver a range of treatment options including clinical and psycho-social interventions in both a group and 1-1 setting with recovery at the centre of our model. As a Senior Substance Misuse Nurse, you'll support the delivery of care for services users throughout their time at the Prison.
Benefits of this Senior Substance Misuse Nurse role include:
-Offer training & development opportunities
-2-5% company contributory pension scheme
-25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays
-Access to bank hours
-Cycle to work scheme
-On-site gym facilities
As a Substance Misuse Nurse you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff. You must be able to carry out comprehensive assessments, initiate and review individual recovery plans and confidently communicate the full range of treatment options available to service users. You will work with individuals, on a 1-1 basis, providing advice and information. You will support in group work delivery and liaise with prescribers and Recovery Practitioners on clinical interventions.
As a Senior Substance Misuse Nurse - RGN, you:
-Will occasionally be required to support dispensing
-Must have an understanding and commitment to recovery and a person centred approach.
-Must be comfortable working autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
-Must have experience of assessment and care package planning for service users.
It goes without saying that you will want to develop your clinical skills in an environment where no two days are the same. You must be able to treat service users with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach which considers the needs of the whole person.
At HMP Wormwood Scrubs there is a large healthcare centre which has 20 inpatient mental health beds, 2 GP inpatient beds and a day care facility for patients with mental health problems, providing holistic therapies. In the Healthcare Day Unit, we provide Consultant led clinics, podiatry, dentistry and imaging. There are also a number of consulting rooms both across the main prison. On each of the wings there is a primary care facility incorporating a GP's clinic and area for dispensing of medication.
The successful Senior Substance Misuse Nurse - RGN must:
-Have a Registered General Nurse (RGN) qualification
-Have a current, valid registration with the NMC
-Have the legal right to work in the UK
Please note that this role is subject to my clients'Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
For more information please call Ehsan on [... Click Apply...]or email your CV to [... Click Apply...].
- £ 30000 - 34000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 29 Nov 2016
Closes 27 Dec 2016
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