Substance Misuse Nurses

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 30/09/2022
    South East, United Kingdom
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    South East


    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.

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