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Recovery Nurse

Posted by The SmartList on 10.28.2015
Job ID: 786109
Location: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job Category: Health Care
Salary: £28,180.00 per year
Job Views: 1991
Post Code:
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10.28.2015

Job Description



JOB TITLE: Recovery Nurse

SALARY & BENEFITS: £21,692 to £28,180 per annum

WORKING HOURS: Full time (part time hours will be considered)

THE COMPANY: Our client has an outstanding reputation for being one of the leading providers of recovery focused clinical drug and alcohol treatment. Their focus is on ensuring they provide excellent clinical provision as part of a recovery pathway which supports and facilitates their patients to engage in genuine recovery.

Our client have developed an exciting new in-patient detoxification facility - 'The Pavilion'. The Pavilion is based in a 12 bed purpose built unit and will deliver medically managed and medically monitored detoxification for adults who require detoxification from alcohol or drugs.

THE ROLE: The successful candidate for the Recovery Nurse role will provide nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services in The Pavilion, and in particular provide specialist nursing care in maintaining and developing a quality service and take overall responsibility for the care of a caseload of patients requiring detox through the Medically Assisted Withdrawal Programme.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • To undertake full clinical assessments and manage the health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care in conjunction with Medical Clinicians, Healthcare and other agencies such as Mental Health.
  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with substance misuse issues and in particular those who require a detoxification.
  • To accurately assimilate and interpret clinical information about patient, instigate appropriate remedial action and promptly record changes on electronic clinical record.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of care pathways and clinical guidelines to ensure a quality and effective service for patients is maintained.
  • Act as a resource and expert for patients experiencing alcohol and /or drug related problems, including detoxification and withdrawal.
  • Work with other healthcare professionals in caring for patients experiencing alcohol and / or drug related problems, including safe discharge of patients into the community and ongoing care and support.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Recovery Nurse will have previous experience of working within drug & alcohol services, you will be able to demonstrate that you have knowledge of the relevance of Governance and risk management within clinical practice.

Key experience essential for the role:

  • RGN/RMN Registered Nurse
  • Educated to degree level, or agreement to complete within 3 years of appointment

Does this sound like you?

If yes, then please hit the "Apply Now" button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to further support your CV. We will be in touch within 7-10 days to make you aware of the next steps.

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