Band 6 Substance Misuse Nurse - Woking, GU23 7LJ

Location Woking
Job type Permanent
Salary £37,890 per year
Reference 165138

Sanctuary Personnel, an innovative and committed recruitment agency has a job based in Woking for a Band 6 Substance Misuse Nurse.

The salary for this permanent Substance Misuse Nurse job is £37,890 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Provide high-quality clinical assessment and treatment to substance dependant prisoners, working in partnership with HM Prison Service and all other stakeholders.
  • Provide high standards of nursing care through on-going clinical assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment for drug and alcohol users.
  • Work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability to safely deliver healthcare.
  • Manage sensitive information empathically. This includes sharing and discussing a patient’s changing condition or needs with other relevant professionals.
  • Participate in inter-professional and multidisciplinary working, to ensure continuity of care.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical and psychosocial service delivery.
  • Delivery of prescribed medication following patient assessment.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if concerns present themselves.
  • Carry out risk assessments and management.

Requirements of the Substance Misuse Nurse:

  • RGN/RMN qualified.
  • Active NMC Registration.
  • At least 2 years of post-registration experience (does not have to be in substance misuse)
  • Evidence of personal development since entering the NMC register.
  • Knowledge of the safe storage and administration of medication and knowledge and ability to comply with the NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Strong IT Skills E A Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate patient records within the standards required locally, the Forward Trust and NMC.
  • Knowledge and an awareness of health issues related to Substance Misuse.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to travel to other sites.
  • Committed approach to continuous professional development and the revalidation process.


This Band 6 Substance Misuse Nurse job is advertised by Sadiq Rahman; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

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