Hospital Alcohol Liaison Nurse - RGN or RMN
Watford, Hertfordshire, EnglandHospital Alcohol Liaison Nurse - RGN or RMN - Watford, Hertfordshire - Salary to £32,500 per annum plus benefits
My client are currently looking to recruit a skilled nurse (RGN or RMN) with a background in Alcohol Recovery Services to work in their fantastic new service in Watford, Hertfordshire. My client is a national organisation with an excellent reputation in providing community based services for people with substance misuse issues with drugs and alcohol.
This exciting new role will see you, the Alcohol Liaison Nurse being the key individual managing the relationship between the service and the local hospital.
The role of the Hospital Alcohol Liaison Nurse (RGN or RMN) for the Watford service will be to work with the key aims of the service and reduce alcohol related hospital admissions, increase numbers accessing alcohol treatment at an earlier stage and reduce alcohol related harm. The service will provide a wide of interventions including; blood borne virus screening and vaccination, clinically assisted alcohol reduction plans, community detoxification, counselling, extended brief interventions, health and wellbeing checks and hospital alcohol liaison.
As a Hospital Alcohol Liaison Nurse (RGN or RMN), you will:
-Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN or RMN)
-Possess an active UK nursing PIN
-Ideally have experience in substance misuse services, whether that be drugs, alcohol or both
-Have a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services
-Have knowledge of clinical prescribing issues
-Demonstrate knowledge of harm reduction and health promotion interventions
-Possess knowledge of the issues facing alcohol misusers including appropriate medical interventions, social care and health issues
-Have the legal right to work in the UK
To apply for this exciting opportunity please send your CV to Apply or call Steve on Apply.
- £ 30000 - 32500 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 11 Jan 2017
Closes 8 Feb 2017
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