As an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team you will work in partnership demonstrating compassionate caring behaviours to fulfil the key functions of the Alcohol and Drug Recovery Service (ADRS). In particular you will be responsible for the assessment, formulation, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care using a strength based recovery focused approach to care that proactively involves the person and optimises self-management. You are required to be able to undertake duties without direct supervision as well as supporting and supervising work undertaken by junior members of staff and Healthcare Support Workers. You will be responsible for working with patients, carers and other professionals/ agencies in line with legislative frameworks, agreed standards and clinical policies. This involves working in a variety of home/near to home community environments.You will be responsible for managing your own community caseload under direct supervision from a more senior Community Addictions Nurse or Nruse Team Leader. You will provide a service to a defined geographical area for patients who are experiencing addiction problems and also has a key role in promoting and developing the role of the Community Addictions Nurse. It is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse with the NMC and that you have evidence on continuing professional development. The shift pattern for this post is 9.00am - 5.00pm.
Informal Contact: John Parker, Nurse Team Leader, Tel: 0141 276 8740
Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs .