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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/08/2021.

Drug & Alcohol Mental Health Nurse (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-DCG-0101

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
DCG DAS Specialist/Community Treatment
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Drug & Alcohol Mental Health Nurse Band 6

Aspire Drug and Alcohol Services provide a comprehensive range of interventions for Drug and Alcohol users, their families and carers to support rehabilitation and optimal recovery from dependence.

Aspire Drug and Alcohol Services are underpinned and defined by 3 key values, Safe, Effective and Aspirational. As part of exciting new developments within the service, we are seeking to recruit highly motivated and committed staff to work within this recovery orientated service.

We are committed to working in partnership with other providers and service users in local systems of treatment and recovery.

RDaSH is committed to providing high quality, evidence based treatment options and care. We are a learning organisation which promotes staff training and competence and values clinical governance audit and research. We have an excellent track record of modernising services and managing complex change; of integrating provision in a range of health and social care services; a high level of service user and carer involvement in delivering services, and a highly committed, motivated workforce.

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced, specialist nurse to the following position:

Drug and Alcohol Mental Health Nurse (Band 6) RMN 37.5 hours, community based

Leading and supporting other members of the multi disciplinary team, you will provide high quality nursing interventions to the Aspire Drug and Alcohol Services. The post holder will work in a small team, carrying a case load of more complex patients, who have co-existing conditions. Your role will include supporting junior staff through recognised governance structures in the service where their patients have lower level mental health issues that require addressing.

There is an expectation that staff will be able to work across all of the key delivery areas within the service from time to time.

We would like to encourage applications from staff who are able to demonstrate significant experience within this area.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact: Stuart Green, Service Manager, on 01302 303900 or Lesley Chrimes on 01302 571240

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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