Community Addiction Nurse

NHS Highland - More jobs by this advertiser
Cowal and Bute Area - Adult Services (Cowal) ,A&B Adult Services - East

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered mental health nurse to work within the Argyll and Bute Addiction Team based in Cowal.

You will be a member of an integrated health and social care team and as such have links to the wider multi disciplinary team.

You should possess sound clinical knowledge and be able to demonstrate a wide range of clinical skills - including the ability to offer interventions and deliver safe, effective care to a diverse client population.You will be required to carry out assessments, develop, implement and evaluate recovery plans. You will manage your own caseload and provide support to the local GP practices in their shared care clinics for opioid replacement therapy.

The post requires you to work as part of the wider multi disciplinary team. You should possess good interpersonal skills and have a committment to partnership working.

You will either be already qualified and registered with the NMC as a non medical prescriber or be willing to undertake this training on appointment.

Significant post registration experience is required as well as relevant experience in the Drug and Alcohol field.

Informal enquiries to:

Leslie Mackay, Lead Professional (Addictions), Argyll and Bute

e-mail - Telephone 01546 605602 or 07899664783


Warning to applicants for advertised posts

NHS Scotland’s Counter Fraud Service has become aware of potential approaches to individuals which result in requests for payments in connection with applications.

You should never need to make any form of payment to apply for an advertised post. Read more

16 September 2020
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Cowal Community Hospital PA23 7RL
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical

Bookmark and Share

Powered by