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Substance Misuse Nurse

  • Location: Wigan, England
  • Salary: £40 - £40 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice are seeking an experienced and dedicated Substance Misuse Nurse to join our team in Wigan. This role offers a unique opportunity to provide comprehensive nursing care and support to individuals struggling with substance misuse.


1. Assessing and diagnosing individuals suffering from substance misuse and co-occurring disorders.

2. Developing and implementing personalised care plans aimed at achieving recovery goals.

3. Providing harm reduction advice and health education.

4. Administering and monitoring medication as per prescriptions and protocols.

5. Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to ensure well-rounded care.

6. Maintaining accurate records of treatment and progress.

7. Offering support, empathy, and motivation.

8. Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.


1. Must possess a valid NMC registration (RGN/RMN).

2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, within substance misuse or mental health settings.

3. Ability to make critical decisions, prioritise workload and work under pressure.

4. An excellent understanding of the needs and treatments for those suffering from substance misuse.

5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

6. Self-motivated with the dedication to continually improve services.

7. Working knowledge of safeguarding adults policy and procedures.

Our organization is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination.

By joining our team as a Substance Misuse Nurse, you will contribute to the care, treatment and recovery of those battling addiction, making a valuable difference in people’s lives.

Working hours will be flexible according to the needs of the service. Please note, the appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the post, we look forward to receiving your application.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

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