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Substance Misuse Nurse

Birmingham, Surrey, United Kingdom, £ £ 35000.00-39000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Substance Misuse Nurse

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: £35,352.92 per annum + London weighting

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for Substance Misuse Nurses to come and join a dedicated team of professional clinicians working within a women's prison. The role will be specialising in Alcohol and Substance Misuse.

The women in custody have a diverse and complex set of needs and range from mothers and babies, young offenders, life and long term sentenced women, short to mid-term sentenced women, foreign nationals and women on remand.


* Registered first level nurse with training and experience

* Knowledge of needs of patients with long-term conditions and health promotion strategies

* Aware of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse-led service

* Awareness of clinical governance issues in primary care

* Knowledge of patient group directions and associated policy

* Self-directed nurse

* Highly motivated

* Ability to work flexible hours, which will include weekends, evenings and nights on a 7-day a week rota.

* Ability to work across boundaries

* Involvement in implementing and using protocols and clinical guidelines

* Ability to communicate difficult messages to patients, negotiation and conflict management skills

* Good level of IT skills

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Birmingham, Surrey, United Kingdom
£ £ 35000.00-39000.00 Annual Annual