Clinical Nurse Specialist/GP Shared Care

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Substance Misuse Nurse, to work as part of the Addictions Recovery team as a GP Shared Care Nurse - New Beginnings Brent.

New Beginnings offers a range of treatment and services for adults and young people in the borough of Brent. We are committed to working in partnership with partner services users to provide a variety of psycho-social, criminal justice and social care interventions. Our substance misuse services are dedicated to helping reduce the harm caused by substance misuse dependency; helping people overcome their dependency on substances and helping clients and their families rebuild their lives and enable recovery.

The post-holder will need to be a Registered Mental Health Nurse(RMN) who will be able to manage a caseload across the numbers of GP surgeries on the scheme and responsible for the delivery of high standards of nursing care. The Band 6 nurse will be expected to be able to assess and manage substance misusing clients by applying the concepts of harm minimisation approaches, relapse prevention, motivational Interviewing, detoxification programmes according to their clinical needs, and in accordance with up-to-date evidence-based practice and relevant Trust clinical protocol and policies.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAbby CampbellJob titleSector ManagerEmail addressabbycampbell@nhs.netTelephone number -Option 2Additional contact information

Abby Campbell

Sector ManagerNew Beginnings - BrentWillesden Centre for HealthHarlesden RoadLondonNW10 3RY Tel- - Option 2

Reference: 40883881

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