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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2021.

Recovery Nurse

Job Reference: 301-LL-21-127545

Band 5 AfC

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

Opportunity for Band 5 permanent role with progression to Band 6.
This is an opportunity for a newly qualified nurse to join our team, working up to 37.5 hours per week in our Andover service. There is an option to work 30 hours per week, over 4 days or over 5 days. There will be regular evening and weekend working involved. The suitable candidate will ideally have some experience of working in substance misuse service and some 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 will allow you to develop and enhance your understanding of the effects of substances and harm minimisation.
Clinical tasks will include the delivery of Health and Wellbeing interventions, BBV screening and inoculation, completing ECGs, home visits, supporting clients and key workers through alcohol home detoxes and other community detoxes. 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 both face to face and digitally.

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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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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