Health & Wellbeing Nurse - RGN - Addiction Recovery Service - Burnley

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 We are looking for experienced Registered General Nurses (RGN) to join this specialist integrated recovery service as Health & Wellbeing Nurse in Burnley, East Lancashire. Our client is a national charity providing quick and complex recovery to substance misusers and is currently looking for a proactive Nurse who has a current NMC Pin and a keen willingness to learn.  It is not essential to have extensive experience within the substance misuse field, but it is important that you are able to embrace and develop into this role with a proactive and determined work ethic. Working as part of a skilled multidisciplinary team you will develop full healthcare assessments of service users including alcohol and drug detoxification, BBV screening and immunisation and ongoing support with recovery planning.

The benefits of this Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) role include:

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive training and induction programme
  • Regular support and supervision during the probationary period and monthly supervision thereafter

The aim is to provide person centred, recovery focused care which enhances the quality of life for the patient by carrying out specialist clinical interventions to service users. As Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RGN), you will be competent across a range of clinical skills and have a clear understanding of both clinical and theoretical changes in your profession.  You will also provide screening for blood borne viruses and support care treatment pathways for those infected with BBVs. The ideal candidate will play a key part of the multidisciplinary team working within your own competencies. Clinical interventions which form part of the role include BBV screening, vaccinations, administering medication and holding daily clinic.

The successful Health & Wellbeing Nurse (RGN) will:

  • Be a Registered General Nurse

  • Possess an active UK nursing PIN and the legal right to work in the UK

  • Have a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services

  • Possess knowledge of the issues facing alcohol misusers including appropriate medical interventions






Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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