Ref. 046GS

Substance Misuse Nurse

  • Location: Luton, England
  • Salary: £33 - £40 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice are currently seeking a highly skilled and passionate Substance Misuse Nurse to join our dedicated team in Luton. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact by providing invaluable support and guidance to individuals struggling with substance misuse.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Deliver comprehensive assessments to accurately identify individuals’ needs related to substance misuse.

2. Work closely with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement substance misuse treatment plans.

3. Provide harm minimisation advice, support, and guidance to individuals and their families.

4. Administer medication as prescribed by the doctor and monitor patient response to the treatment.

5. Maintain accurate, informative, and up-to-date patient records.

6. Engage in continuous professional development and training to ensure the most effective care is provided.

7. Provide physical health advice and health promotion.

8. Liaise with relevant external agencies to ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach to patient care.

Qualifications and Skills:

1. Registered Nurse with current NMC registration.

2. Experience in the field of substance misuse or addiction is essential.

3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

4. Strong organisational and time management skills.

5. A compassionate and empathetic approach to patient care.

6. High standard of personal integrity and professionalism.

We are committed to supporting our staff’s wellbeing and professional growth and offer an excellent working environment with ample opportunities for career development and progression. If you believe you possess the necessary skills and attitude for this challenging yet highly rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, family or parental status, or disability status.

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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