drug and alcohol nurse in newcastle upon tyne

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£ 16.50 per hour
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job details

newcastle upon tyne, north east
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job type
working hours
£ 16.50 per hour
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reference number
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you looking for a role to work flexibly around your family or other work commitments? Do you have a passion for helping people dealing with substance misuse or addiction? We are currently working with several Drug and Alcohol services in the North east of England that require Nurses to work on a flexible basis during the week and weekends.

You will be responsible for a group of clients ensuring they are receiving the care and interventions to support with their treatment and recovery from substance misuse. This role will be suitable for a Nurse with over 1 year post qualification experience working with substance misuse/addiction or a prison environment.

Shift pattern: Flexible

Pay rate: £16.50+ per hour and enhancements on weekends

The role requires qualified and experienced Registered Nurses (RMN/RGN/RNLD) with an active NMC pin, experience in a similar setting is required.

The services have free parking, access to local public transport and local shops and amenities.

Specialist training will be available at request.

As a Nurse you will be responsible for:

-Administering medication to clients within the required time scales

-Providing support and therapies to aid recovery

-Changing dressings/ assisting support workers with daily duties

-Completing daily observations/notes

-Updating care plans

-Using the unit's system to record data and manage appointments for residents

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate:

-An understanding of the role required from a Staff Nurse in a substance misuse/prison environment.

-Excellent verbal and written communication

-Ability to work well as part of a team and take the lead when needed.

-Experience in challenging working environments.

-Ability to think on your feet and act with initiative.

The minimum requirements for this role are:

- NMC registered

- Nursing qualification (RGN/RNLD/RMN)

Benefits of working for this Care provider:

-Ultra competitive attractive pay rates.

-Flexible working

-Free, accredited practical and online training including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, infection control etc.

-Dedicated support and assistance with NMC Revalidation requirements

-Great holiday allowance

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Nursing consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Staff Nurse looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have available please contact Amie on 0191 233 1381, or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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