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Band 6 Substance Misuse Nurse - Substance Misuse RN

Published on: 11 July 2018

Position:Substance Misuse Nurse

Location:South London

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Substance Misuse Nurse, Night Worker, South London Permanent Role

Salary circa £30,000 Per annum

Our client is a well-established social care organisation with a proven track record of providing services for people with alcohol, drug and mental health problems.  Parkwood Healthcare are recruiting on their behalf to appoint a nurse to work in a permanent nightshift role.

The successful candidate will be an RGN or an RMN with experience of/an interest in working within substance misuse. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a diverse and energetic environment.

The role includes:

  • Implementation of policies and procedures to ensure successful medical detoxification
  • Key working and support planning for service users
  • Providing nursing and psychosocial interventions including group work, medication administration
  • Assisting service users with after-care and liaising with the multidisciplinary team regarding follow-on care



  • NMC registration
  • Experience of working with vulnerable service users
  • Excellent engagement skills
  • An interest in physical health needs as well as mental health and substance misuse
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Risk assessment skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


A full job description will be provided on application.


Parkwood Nurses is a specialist provider of nurses within substance misuse.  As a well-established nursing agency with a reputation for excellence, we are a preferred supplier to many NHS Trusts as well as the private and voluntary sector.  We offer temporary and permanent positions.

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Telephone:  (020) 7242 6144 or apply online at

Parkwood Healthcare Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

In our most recent Employee Survey, our employees stated the following:

  • 93% said they were proud to work for Parkwood Healthcare
  • 100% were happy with their workplace conditions
  • 97% believed that Parkwood Healthcare positively contributes to the local community,
  • 97% found their job challenging and enjoyable
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