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Dual Diagnosis Nurse

Full Time

We Are With You

Dual Diagnosis Nurse Bournemouth

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Our clinical team are recruiting for an experienced Dual Diagnosis Nurse, to join them in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse service user group. If you are an enthusiastic and creative registered mental health nurse, we’d love to hear from you. 

This role is Fixed Term until 01 October 2023.

 

Please note that this advert may close early should sufficent applications be received, so early application is advised.

 

The postholder will bring dual diagnosis (Mental Health and Substance Use) expertise to work across Substance Misuse, Community and Acute Mental Health services . As part of this role, you will be a core member of our multidisciplinary team, participating in the provision of on-going assessments, care planning, treatment and support to promote health, independence and recovery.

You will take forward a small caseload of complex cases requiring ongoing support, ensuring clinical record keeping is maintained and that you are monitoring the effectiveness of care delivery. It will be vital for you to develop strong and positive relationships with key stakeholders and commissioners for the continuity of service, acting as a champion for We Are With You. 

What we’re looking for

You will be a compassionate and motivated nurse, with the ability to connect quickly with the people we support, treating them respectfully and with dignity. This is a busy team, with multiple priorities ongoing, so it’s important that you are highly organised and able to manage your time effectively. You will have sound experience of comprehensive assessment of need, including risk assessments and be able to implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if untoward changes occur. Working knowledge of substance misuse and an independent prescribing qualification would be advantageous, but we are open to conversations with all suitably qualified applicants. Above all, we are looking for someone who is passionate about what we do, with a positive and engaging approach to our service users. A full job description is available on request. 

Please note that you must have current NMC registration to be considered for this position.

Essential Skills

  • 2 years minimum post registration experience in a healthcare setting 
  • Evidence of personal and professional development in Nursing since registration
  • Relevant healthcare experience working with clients affected by substance misuse
  • A successful track record of providing high quality care
  • Demonstrable experience of comprehensive assessment of need including risk assessments
  • Knowledge of safe storage, handling and administration of drugs in particular controlled drugs
  • Knowledge and understanding of NMC Code of Conduct
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management and its implementation Understanding of the roles, responsibilities and structures of agencies involved in responding to drug and alcohol issues
  • Ability to assess plans, implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if untoward changes occurred
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to positive engage service users
  • Ability to assess plans, implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if untoward changes occurred
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to positive engage service users
  • Ability to provide and accept feedback, support, clinical/managerial supervision
  • Ability to treat patients with respect and dignity
  • Effective written and communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Flexibility in working in different locations to include where clinical cover is required
  • Able to meet With You’s safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS/PVG certificate
  • Ability to work flexible and unsocial hours as required in order to deliver required care in agreement with line manager and other healthcare professionals
  • Commitment to the organisation’s Guiding Principles and Behaviours
 
 

Desired Skills

  • Studied to Degree Level
  • Post basic study covering substance misuse and blood borne viruses
  • Qualified to perform immunisation and vaccinations
  • Mentorship Course/ENB 998 or equivalent or willingness to undertake
  • Minimum 12 months post registration experience
  • Experience of delivering mental health nursing interventions in a community setting
  • Experience in delivering structured psychosocial interventions
  • Knowledge and awareness about current developments in drug and alcohol issues
  • Thorough awareness of drugs and their effects, models of intervention and treatment, relevant legislation and issues and debates in the drugs and alcohol field
  • Experience of planning and providing harm reduction initiatives and recovery solutions in a substance misuse setting

     

     

 
 

About Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

Essential Requirements

  • 2 years minimum post registration experience in a healthcare setting 
  • Evidence of personal and professional development in Nursing since registration
  • Relevant healthcare experience working with clients affected by substance misuse
  • A successful track record of providing high quality care
  • Demonstrable experience of comprehensive assessment of need including risk assessments
  • Knowledge of safe storage, handling and administration of drugs in particular controlled drugs
  • Knowledge and understanding of NMC Code of Conduct
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management and its implementation Understanding of the roles, responsibilities and structures of agencies involved in responding to drug and alcohol issues
  • Ability to assess plans, implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if untoward changes occurred
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to positive engage service users
  • Ability to assess plans, implement and evaluate patient care and act accordingly if untoward changes occurred
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to positive engage service users
  • Ability to provide and accept feedback, support, clinical/managerial supervision
  • Ability to treat patients with respect and dignity
  • Effective written and communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Flexibility in working in different locations to include where clinical cover is required
  • Able to meet With You’s safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced DBS/PVG certificate
  • Ability to work flexible and unsocial hours as required in order to deliver required care in agreement with line manager and other healthcare professionals
  • Commitment to the organisation’s Guiding Principles and Behaviours
 
 

COVID-19 Dual Diagnosis Nurse Bournemouth

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