Specialist Dual Diagnosis Nurse - Harrow

Permanent
Harrow
£32,650 to £42,710 per annum (including all allowances)
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a specialist dual diagnosis nurse role?

The Service

WDP Harrow is an established community Integrated service that is well performing and highly functioning. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial and is CQC registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV & health interventions, OST, and community detox, as well as robust family and carers and service user involvement provision.

The Role

This is a vital role within our Harrow service which will be critical to providing safe and effective care to the residents of Harrow.

The role will be required to:

  • Have a caseload of service users and proactively engage those not currently engaging with the service.
  • Agree care plans for service users presenting with comorbid mental health issues and 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 service users with dual diagnosis needs.
  • Work in partnership with clinical and psychosocial colleagues and external partners.
  • Hold clinics to assess the needs of service users

Conditions

  • Permanent role
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary band of £32,650 to £42,710 per annum (including all allowances)

Location

Harrow Recovery Centre and co-location at Northwick Park hospital at least one day per week

Why Should You Apply? 

  • To be the responsible person for BBV and dual diagnosis care in the Harrow service
  • To promote equal access to healthcare across the London Borough of Harrow and develop care pathways for vulnerable and complex need service users.
  • To be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team offering specialist services.

Interested?

For an informal chat about the role, contact Tapiwa Mandeya, Nurse Manager on 07918 193 020 or tapiwa.mandeya@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 Sunday 19 July 2020 at 00:00 midnight.

Interviews are likely to take place via Zoom, to support social distancing.

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:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused

WDP is a 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.

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