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Bank Recovery Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Substance misuse
Band 5
Full Time
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Inclusion as part of an NHS Trust offers excellent career and development opportunities and the potential to really make a difference to our service users and the wider communities in which we serve.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Recovery Workers/ Recovery Nurses . There will be regular evening and weekend working involved. The suitable candidates will have previous experience of working in substance misuse service and a good understanding of caseload management and support needs of clients accessing a community service.
The job mainly includes caseload management, active recovery planning and risk management, conducting initial needs assessments, supporting clients through partnership working, safeguarding adults and children, liaison with key professionals, onward referrals to partnership agencies, and working as part of a multidisciplinary team. The role also requires a good understanding of the effects of substances and harm minimisation. Caseloads vary but would include a mixture of clients with varying presenting needs, some on substitute prescriptions. The preferred candidate will also be confident in delivering workshops. As this job is advertised as Bank, hours and location will vary depending on service need. There are options to work from home occasionally too.

Inclusion aims to combine public service values, which drive the most progressive elements within the NHS, with the commitment to tackling social exclusion shown by the best of the voluntary sector. We deliver a range of both criminal justice and community based drug and alcohol services across the country and IAPT services in the Wirral

Inclusion, as part of the NHS offers staff first rate supervision, training and personal development programmes and an excellent pension scheme and occupational health services.

If you are energised by our vision of an innovative NHS focused on tackling social exclusion and feel that you have the qualities to join our community based teams then come and discuss with us how our needs might match your aspirations.

For further information on the position please contact Stephanie Smith,

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