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Addiction Liaison Nurse - Addictions

Posted 6 April by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Featured Ended
A unique, exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated registered nurse within Greater Glasgow & Clyde. An interest in Addictions is essential, and awareness of drug / alcohol issues is preferable. You will become part of a well established team working within the hospital environment of the Greater Glasgow NHS Acute Division, as a key link between Hospitals, community alcohol and drug recovery teams, the voluntary sector and wider care providers. You will work under the supervision and guidance of a band 6 acute addiction liaison nurse in delivering addictions education and ensuring a continuity of care with individuals who are experiencing problems relating to alcohol or drug use in the acute health care setting through to the community setting. Initiation of addiction treatment, continuation of existing treatment and through care will be a feature of the role and will also facilitate the development of competencies of acute hospital nurses within a good practice framework of alcohol brief intervention and care delivery across specialist addiction and acute health care including outpatient clinics and emergency departments under the guidance and supervision of a band 6 acute addiction liaison nurse. It is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse with the NMC with evidence of continuing professional development. The shift pattern for this post is Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. As holding current full professional registration is an essential requirement for the post, candidates who do not complete the professional registration section of the application form or who do not hold current full registration may not be considered for shortlisting. This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland's PVG Scheme. PLEASE READ AND SAVE THE CANDIDATE APPLICATION PACK BEFORE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. This post will be closing on the 20th April 2018.

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