To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of nursing care for the treatment and support of substance dependency. To deliver care to clients in accordance with up-to-date evidence based professional practice, National Guidelines and Forward Trusts policies.
The main focus of this post is to work confidentially as an autonomous practitioner in the medical centre and as part of the wider multidisciplinary team, who are responsible for the delivery and monitoring of high standards of all relevant substance misuse interventions to clients presenting for substance misuse treatment. Maintain the model of treatment, its structure and ethos in day to day practice. Be a proactive member of the treatment team.
Working within a health improvement framework, the post holder will provide holistic assessment, brief interventions, assess and monitor medical detoxification prescribed and other prescribed medications, treatment, crisis intervention and monitoring of the general physical and psychological health and wellbeing as required in the context of behaviour change leading to healthier lifestyle, triage for medical assessment by ANP, GP and/or psychiatrist.