Substance Misuse Nurse (Hospital Liaison) - Brighton & Hove - 4575

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change, grow, live (CG
Brighton and Hove
Competitive salary
16 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Role Type
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Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to work in an environment where you can use your clinical skills and your creativity to achieve the best for people?

Here is your opportunity to be part of the nursing team and support our multidisciplinary team.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary, they consist of a service manager, consultant psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, health care assistants, recovery staff, volunteers, administrators and peer mentors, all focused on bringing the individuals using our services the best possible support & interventions.


The Substance Misuse Nurse - Hospital liaison nurse role is a varied one, the successful candidate will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary team, offering specialist clinical interventions to people who use our services. They will act as the key liaison between CGL service and the local hospital and A&E department, providing alcohol and drug interventions to help reduce the number of substance linked presentations to A&E and related hospital admissions.

In our services no two days are the same. Every person who comes into our service is treated as an individual, so understanding the importance of a whole person approach along with being curious, a good listener, a clinically robust practitioner and having a flexible approach are essential skills.

Your role includes:
  • Undertaking physical and mental health assessments for people who access our services and within hospital setting.
  • Being involved in opiate and alcohol interventions in service and in the local hospital setting.
  • Leading on harm reduction interventions

We want to support you to recognise and achieve your goals:
  • We hold regular national nurse and HCA forums, and you will have regular 1:1s and appraisals
  • We actively support our nurses with revalidation with protected continuing professional development time, which totals up to 6 days per year.
  • We also have a wide range of educational opportunities including free access to the RCNi learning platform and we pay for your NMC fee
  • We offer you the opportunity to use the government backed Apprenticeship Levy fund to develop nursing practice in line with your specific role
  • All our team members are encouraged to take a wellbeing hour every week and access personal well -being resources
  • Our nursing pay is competitive with the NHS Agenda for Change pay bands.

We always keep the people who use our services at the heart of everything we do, and

we are committed to the active involvement of service users in their care and service delivery.

Does this sound like you?

If so, please read the job description and we look forward to reading your application soon. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Allison Bruce to discuss further.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

We will accept direct applicants only for this role

Please Note, we cannot accept applications through NHS Jobs. To apply for this role, please apply via the following link or search 4575 on the Change Grow Live careers site:

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