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Nursing: Substance Misuse
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (contract end March 31st 2022)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
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Milton Kenyes
£31,365 - £37,890 pa
Salary period
25/06/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Clinical Nurse Specialist Band 6 - REST Team

NHS AfC: Band 6


CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond.  We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run. 

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation.  We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.  We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles.  See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Milton Keynes (Central and north West London NHS Foundation Trust)

2 Vacancies : Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 6) – REST TEAM

An exciting opportunity has become available in the ARC substance misuse team based in Milton Kenynes   to work with the Rapid Engagement and Support Team (REST) as a Clinical Nurse Specialist ( Band 6 ).

This role is responsible for the provision of 1-1 key working and case management for patients discharged from mental health units to the care of addictions services, ensuring a seamless transition of prescribed interventions for substance use eg OST or alcohol detoxification medications, delivery of psychosocial recovery interventions such as motivational interviewing and relapse management.

We are looking for experienced registered nurses, with knowledge of mental health and substance misuse disorders, acute mental health pathways and demonstrable experience in specialist assessment and decision making.

This post is a are fixed term contract until 31st march 2022 .

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Wendy Burke
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Sector Manager:ARC-MK
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