Substance Misuse Nurse

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Substance misuse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will act as a Key Worker under the supervision of the Nurse Team Leader and manage a caseload of patients with drug and alcohol problems.

They will demonstrate clinical knowledge and skills and facilitate the implementation and evaluation of nursing care to ensure that the highest standard of nursing care is achieved. They will also work as part of a multi-professional team and ensure that patient care is patient centred and evidenced based.

To be responsible and accountable for providing a high standard of nursing care within a multiagency and working in partnership with other service providers.

Work autonomously using specialist knowledge and experience when assessing and making clinical decisions and will be guided by broad occupational policies.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will act as a Key Worker under the supervision of the Nurse Team Leader and manage a caseload of patients with drug and alcohol problems.

They will demonstrate clinical knowledge and skills and facilitate the implementation and evaluation of nursing care to ensure that the highest standard of nursing care is achieved.

They will also work as part of a multi-professional team and ensure that patient care is patient centred and evidenced based.To be responsible and accountable for providing a high standard of nursing care within a multi agency and working in partnership with other service providers.

Work autonomously using specialist knowledge and experience when assessing and making clinical decisions and will be guided by broad occupational policies.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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 Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Evidence of post- registration continuing professional development activity
  • Possess clinical experience and specialist knowledge within the field of substance misuse and mental health
Desirable
  • Relevant degree level qualification
  • Qualification in Substance Misuse or therapies applicable to substance misuse
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of Multi Disciplinary working particularly with children's services
  • Evidence of clinical experience within the field of Substance Misuse
Desirable
  • Experience in a range of clinical settings e.g. adult mental health, community mental health
Skills Essential
  • Organisational ability and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and also as a member of a Team
  • Clinical assessment and formulation skills
Desirable
  • I.T. skills
  • Presentation skills
Knowledge Essential
  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and awareness of current evidence base relevant to the area of practice
  • Sound working knowledge of the legal and policy framework underpinning substance misuse service provision e.g. Substance Misuse Strategy, Substance misuse Frameworks, NICE Guidelines
  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures for children and adults
  • Knowledge of physical illnesses specifically relating to substance misuse
Desirable
  • Computer Software and Applications


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110-NMR831-0822
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