Charge Nurse Substance Misuse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Substance misuse
Band 6
Full Time
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If you are an SB Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

To lead and develop in the areas of Substance misuse monitoring, detoxification and drug recovery works. Provide substance misuse clinic for assessment, intervention and review. To assess and the individual needs of those within yours and other nurses care with specific regard to substance misuse care and treatment.

Carry out relevant care according to the individualised multi-disciplinary care plan and lead in clinical reviews and other meetings, reporting on the condition of patients to other professionals and supporting nurses in their interventions

To administer, monitor and supervise prescribed medication. Observe for and report, any possible adverse reactions. To ensure that correct procedures are carried out by other nurses in the administration, storage and ordering of drugs.

Main duties of the job

To formally support other staff in their development through identifying CPD requirements and via the SPDR process. Provide encouragement, teaching and coaching activities for other nursing staff

To provide day to day clinical leadership and standard setting, in conjunction with fellow Band 6 colleagues in the delivery of healthcare to the prisoner population using evidence based practice

To act as a responsible Charge Nurse for the development and delivery of primary health care input within the prison, in particular the daily clinics, in accordance with the wider NHS agenda

Be an effective senior member of the Healthcare Service

To have day to day shift management responsibilities when required

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification english Essential
  • Profession and or registered body
  • Evidence of professional development
  • experience of working in a secure setting
  • supervison experience / leadership
english Essential
  • Significant post qualification experience
  • Clinical Supervision experience qualification

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