Substance Misuse Nurse, Barnet
WDP has been providing drug and alcohol services in the London Borough of Barnet for eight years. We work innovatively with communities and individuals affected by substance misuse to deliver recovery focused interventions irrespective of circumstance.
We are now seeking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Substance Misuse Nurse to contribute to the ongoing success of the service. This exciting role will offer the successful candidate the chance to make a lasting difference to the lives of our service users and be part of an integrated service delivery model within Barnet.
The successful applicant will:
- Have a caseload of service users and proactively engage those not currently engaging with the service
- Agree care plans for service users presenting with drug and alcohol use
- Work with service users to achieve their care plan objectives; this will include supporting and delivering interventions
- Support colleagues by providing training and advice regarding the management of drug and alcohol users and their needs
- Work in partnership with clinical and psychosocial colleagues and external partners
- Hold clinics to assess the needs of service users
The post holder will be a registered RGN or RMN with current registration and NMC pin number, with experience of managing service users affected by drug and alcohol use.
In addition to the above we are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:
- Entrepreneurial – you will be driven and bring innovative ideas to help enhance service delivery.
- In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
- Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your written work
- Community focused – you will help design services that serve the whole community
Recruitment & Retention Allowance is paid on a pro rata quarterly basis (June. September, December and March)
WDP is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service.
WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.
WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.