Ref. 028GS

Substance Misuse Nurse

  • Location: East Sussex, England
  • Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice are urgently seeking a dedicated and seasoned Substance Misuse Nurse to join our highly reputable health care facility in East Sussex. The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team delivering care to patients suffering from substance abuse disorders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide comprehensive, patient-centred care plans and interventions to individuals with a history of substance misuse.

2. Build trust with patients and families impacted by addiction.

3. Liaise professionally with the multi-disciplinary team, including medical and nursing staff, social workers, and counselors.

4. Deliver harm reduction advice and health promotion to patients.

5. Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with substance misuse.

6. Uphold patients’ rights to privacy and confidentiality in accordance with UK regulations.

7. Provide overdose prevention education and distribute naloxone kits.


1. Registered Nurse Qualification(NMC).


2. Extensive experience in substance misuse sector.

3. Excellent communication and organizational skills.

4. Knowledge of harm reduction and addiction treatment strategies.

5. Proven ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently.

This position offers a potentially life-altering opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of people grappling with substance abuse issues. If you have a compassion-driven approach to nursing and a special interest in addiction treatment, we would love to hear from you.

Please be aware that all offers of employment are subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Our centre respects your skills and dedication and in return offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

Join us and make a difference today.

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.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, but we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please get in touch with our candidate care team.