Lead Nurse

    Published
    January 11, 2019
    Location
    Lewisham, United Kingdom
    Category
    Medical  
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    2019/01/25
    Work Hours
    37.5 hours per week
    Job Salary
    £31,744.49- - £35,613.95 plus ILW £3,584.73 per annum
    Salary Units
    Annually
    Reference
    CGL2953
    Region
    Lewisham

    Description

    Change Grow Live, New Direction is an Integrated Recovery Service in Lewisham. It provides rapid access to a range of interventions and treatment options for adults experiencing problems with drugs and/or alcohol, promoting a focus on recovery and independence. Individuals will need to be motivated, enthusiastic, committed and driven in order to meet the expectations of these challenging and rewarding roles.

    Skills

    The post holder will oversee the provision of comprehensive health and wellbeing assessments for service users from the nursing team and along with health promotion and appropriate prevention and harm reduction strategies and interventions in order to; address and reduce physical and mental/emotional health related harms associated with drug & alcohol use. They will also lead on the delivery of interventions to combat blood borne virus and other infectious diseases by implementing an immunisation and vaccination scheme whilst providing professional advice and information to others in the management and care of individuals with drug and alcohol issues.

    Responsibilities

    Our service aims at encouraging and empowering people to regain control of their lives and motivate them to improve their health and wellbeing. We are committed to reducing substance use related harm to the individual and wider community promoting healthier life styles and enabling service users to improve their own health and wellbeing.

    Experience Requirements

    If you would like to be part of a successful organisation delivering high quality services to Change Grow Live actively supports their nurses with revalidation protected CPD time, free subscription to the Nursing Times and their revalidation passport.

    Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.