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Substance Misuse Manager vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10849
Job location:
HMP Leeds
Gloucester Terrace
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS12 2TJ
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference

An challenging yet rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to work within our Integrated Substance Misuse Team (ISMT) at HMP Leeds

As a dynamic, creative, team player you'll become part of a multidisciplinary service. This is an exciting time to support and motivate individuals to take control of their lives and to make changes to overcome dependence on substances and move onto a life free of offending.

In conjunction with the service user, we develop individualised packages of care through comprehensive assessment and recovery planning. We deliver a range of treatment options including clinical and psychosocial interventions in both a group and 1-1 setting with recovery at the centre of our model.

What we need from you?

You will be a qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse or Adult Nurse with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

What will you be doing?

You will work with individuals, on a 1-1 basis, providing advice and information. You will support in group work delivery and liaise with prescribers and Recovery Practitioners on clinical interventions. You will occasionally be required to support dispensing. You must have an understanding and commitment to recovery and a person centred approach.

For this role it is vital you have a current registration with the nursing and midwifery council.

Further Information

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £40,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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