Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse

Posted 17 February by NHS National Services Scotland
Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse (Ref: 44917) Substantive Band 6 - Salary Range £31,800 - £39,169 per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,895 per annum Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 is available

Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse (Ref: 44917)

Substantive

Band 6 - Salary Range £31,800 - £39,169 per annum

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,895 per annum

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 is available


This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse within this specialist field to join our dynamic Substance Misuse Recovery Service. We are looking for registered nurses RMN, with relevant nursing experience in Substance Misuse ideally in a remote and rural setting and post graduate education. RGN or RNLD registrants will be considered.


The post holder will assist in developing and maintaining a clinical service providing assessment, treatment and support to individuals whom have been identified as being alcohol dependent and whom require medical withdrawal and for those individuals in opiate substitution programmes or specialist prescribing. This will involve assessment of service users needs; development, implementation and evaluation of individually planned care together with other members of the multidisciplinary team and partner agencies. Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of multi-agency working are essential.


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work. Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to


For an informal discussion, please contact Rhona McArthur on


Closing date: 21st March 2021

Interview date: 5th April 2021


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