Substance Misuse Nurse

Location: United Kingdom  |  United Kingdom  |  United Kingdom
Sector: Criminal Justice
Consultant: Dean Johnson
Job Reference: 37488
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice is currently looking for a Substance Misuse Nurse to work in Southampton on a Temporary contract. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of substance misuse.

The pay rate for this locum recovery worker job is £25 – £28 (LTD Company Equivalent) per hour and is an initial 3 month contract but could be extended.




Provide advice, information and guidance on the management of substance misuse to clients engaged with the service.

Provide advice, support and training to GPs, pharmacists and other professionals where appropriate

Work within the parameters of the NTA’s substance misuse community prescribing guidelines (2007)

Provide support and cover colleagues delivering services from on-site dispensing premises where required

Participate in clinical audits and service reviews

Facilitate the transfer of clients from secondary to primary care services, and lead with referrals / liaison with Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT’s)

Work with other regional treatment services to support the development of the local treatment system, and in particular Shared Care services

Actively encourage service user involvement and feedback and ensure views are considered in informing the development of the service.

Collate and enter data electronically, and contribute to service reports


Requirements of the Substance Misuse Nurse:


Previous experience within substance misuse.

Up to date DBS

Excellent case management skills, with experience in undertaking assessment, care-planning and treatment reviews with people who have diverse and complex needs.


You will be working alongside the fastest growing recruitment company in the UK, who provide an unrivalled service to all of their clients and candidates across the United Kingdom. Seven currently offer the best pay rates in the UK for criminal justice employees, making us the best option for maximising your earning potential and career fulfilment. Seven consultants are passionate about placing you in the best possible role, for the best possible rate, so why not get in contact with us now.


Are you ready for the challenge? If so, we look forward to hearing from you.


What else can you expect from Seven?

Free DBS Update

Specialist Consultant allocated to you with all the expertise you require.

Excellent Payroll and Compliance System, ensuring that you are paid on time, every time.

Online Timesheets, allowing you to submit your hours in an effortless, safe and secure process.

Access to Exclusive Rates, allowing you to gain earnings that no other agency can offer you.

If you would like us to consider you for this role then please let me know, alternatively if you are not looking for a new position but know of someone suitable, we do pay £250.00 for every referral that we manage to place. They just need to contact me and quote your name.

Dean Johnson

Senior Recruitment Consultant

07520 634 254

0333 200 5424

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