Health & Wellbeing Nurse (x2)– Redbridge
Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a dedicated substance misuse nurse role?
WDP provides services for adults with substance misuse problems in the London Borough of Redbridge. We work innovatively with communities and individuals to deliver recovery-focused interventions irrespective of circumstance.
The R3 service in Redbridge consists of a variety of clinical and non-clinical roles. It is CQC-registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV and dual diagnosis and other public health interventions, OST, and community detox. The service also has a robust family, carers and service user involvement provision.
This is a vital role within our R3 service which will be critical to providing safe and effective care to the residents of Redbridge.
We are looking for someone who has an in-depth knowledge of the issues affecting people with substance misuse and experience of coordinating interventions with service users.
The post holder will need to be comfortable with the recovery principles in addictions, ITEP, and NICE guidance on detoxification and stabilisation protocols. The individual should demonstrate skills to ensure that the care delivered, is specific and evidence based, adhering to service users’ needs and will be required to hold a small caseload.
Good communication skills (written and verbal) are vital. The individual must have the confidence to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with an interest and commitment in group work. Participation in the service’s group programme is also a requirement, as team working is essential.
- Permanent role
- 37.5 hours per week
- Salary band of £32,650 to £42,710 per annum (including all allowances)*
*Recruitment and Retention Allowance is paid on a pro-rata quarterly basis
This role will be based at the R3 service in Ilford, close to Ilford rail station, with occasional travel across the borough.
Why should you apply?
- To promote equal access to healthcare across the London Borough of Redbridge and increase immunisations for BBVs and care pathways.
- To have shared responsibility within the clinical team for BBV and dual diagnosis care in the service.
- To be allocated an area of lead responsibility and be provided with professional development opportunities.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Paul Mubu, Interim Operations Manager on 07918 626 490 or Paul.Mubu@wdp.org.uk.
To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 00:00 midnight.
WDP and our values
WDP is an innovative behaviour-change charity. We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration. We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.
All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:
- In partnership
- Strong belief in service users
- Community focused
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.