Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse

Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse (Ref: 182332) Substantive Part time- 15 hours per week Band 6 - Salary Range £37,831 - £46,100 per annum (Pro Rata) Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum (Pro...

Specialist Nurse in Substance Misuse (Ref: 182332)

Substantive

Part time- 15 hours per week

Band 6 - Salary Range £37,831 - £46,100 per annum (Pro Rata)

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum (Pro Rata)

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 is available


This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse within this specialist field to join our dynamic Substance Misuse Recovery Service.  We are looking for registered nurses RMN, with relevant nursing experience in Substance Misuse ideally in a remote and rural setting and post graduate education. 


The post holder will assist in developing and maintaining a clinical service providing assessment, treatment and support to individuals whom have been identified as being dependent on substances.  They will provide support to individuals with co-existing mental health and substance issues. This will involve assessment of service user’s needs; development, implementation and evaluation of individually planned care together with other members of the multidisciplinary team and partner agencies.  Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of multi-agency working are essential. 


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.  Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.  To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life


For an informal discussion, please contact Karen Tekin, Team Leader (Substance Misuse) on 01595 743006


Closing date: 21st April 2024

Interview date: 30th April 2024



For more information and to apply:


Internal Applicants:  if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the Jobtrain website link:

 https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/internal/vacancies.aspx?chkDivision=173


External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following Jobtrain website link:-

https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/vacancies.aspx?chkDivision=173


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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