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Staff Nurse – Substance Misuse

Organisation
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Reference
232-12843
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Stoke On Trent
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 plus enhancements for unsociable hours
Expiry Date
31/10/2017
Due to promotion a Band 5 Staff Nurse position working on the Edward Myers Unit Ward has become available. The work involves the assessment, review and support of clients with complex substance misuse issues.

Job Description

The in-patient service offers 24-hour continual care for clients who are undertaking detoxification for alcohol and opiates. In addition the service offers admission for titration for clients with chaotic substance misuse problems.

 

The service has further developed with the addition of the Step Down provision operated at Furlong Court in Burslem alongside our partner agency Brighter Futures.

 

The role will involve some potential travel between the two bases.

 

The successful applicant will work rotational duties which include:- Early shifts, Mid Shifts, Late Shifts and Nights.

 

The successful applicant will receive support and specific training to meet with the demands of the position.

 

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