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Veterans HIS Substance Misuse Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8167

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Veterans HIS, Welton house, Lime Kiln Way, Lincoln,
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

OpCourage Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Services in the East Midlands consists of Transisition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS) and High Intensity Service (HIS).
We are looking for an experienced substance misuse nurse to work in our High Intensity Service. This is a new post following recent investment in to the service. As such the post holder will be expected to support the development of this role. You will be part of a small but dynamic team working on an assertive outreach based model.

You will:
Provide first line therapeutic interventions specific to substance misuse clients within the HIS team, but also work with other clients in the service outside of the substance misuse role.
Liaise with specialist providers across the region to support the veterans treatment pathway, and develop pathways with these providers
Offer relapse prevention work
Working hours Mon - Fri, 9-5 although some flexibility required on hours according to clinical need
This post covers the whole of the East Midlands and the service uses a combination of face to face, digital and telephone contact to ensure safe and effective delivery of care to the veterans we work with.

The post holder will receive both management and clinical supervision with clinical supervision to the substance misuse role. All staff in the East Midlands HIS team complete the Military Human training and other training will be offered as appropriate.

For further information or informal discussion please contact:
Doug Wing, Regional Service Lead 07522 307288
Nigel Hill, HIS Team Manager 01522 307577

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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