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Specialist Complex Needs Alcohol Nurse

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa, pro-rata
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Nurse, Substance misuse nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a physical health nurse to join our clinically led alcohol provision within Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service.

Derby Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service is a partnership service that provides an integrated health service for Derby City residents who identify a substance misuse related need. Our approach embeds the notion of health, well-being, and recovery.

The post holder will be part of Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust's Substance Misuse Team (Derby City) offering alcohol interventions to service users who have an identified alcohol support need.

The post holder will work with service users who have a range of complex health issues alongside their substance misuse need; the post holder will work in a trauma informed way.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will carry a case load, supporting service users with an alcohol support need where complexity associated with physical and mental health is also a consideration. They will also provide outreach work and liaise with the Royal Derby Hospital clinical teams to assess and plan treatment interventions where indicated.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of making a positive difference in people's lives.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • RGN
  • Supervision Competency
Experience Essential
  • Worked with service users with an alcohol misuse support need
  • Multidisciplinary working
Skills Essential
  • Experience of working with complex physical and mental health needs
  • Communication skills

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