Substance Misuse Nurse - England Central
Based at our England Central hub in Birmingham, B37 7YE
Salary: Band 6, £35,973 - £43,457, per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Combat Stress is the UK’s leading mental health charity for veterans. For over a century we’ve been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today we provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service. We provide a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.
About the role:
The role will include managing a complex case load of veterans with co-existing mental health, physical health and drug and alcohol problems. The role will work in partnership with the Inter Disciplinary team, attending multi-agency reviews, completing full clinical assessments for veterans on various treatment pathways who require support around their drug and alcohol use. As a specialist Nurse this will also include completing structured mental health and substance misuse interventions to assist and promote recovery.
Leading and supporting other members of the inter disciplinary team, you will provide high quality nursing interventions to veterans. The post holder will work in a small team, carrying a case load of more complex patients, who have co-existing conditions.
This role is subject to a DBS check.
What we offer:
You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.
• 27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays. After 5 years continuous service, this will increase to 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and after 10 years continuous service, this will increase to 33 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
• Competitive stakeholder pension scheme - contributions matched up to 11% of salary
• Discount shopping vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible working
• Access to Blue Light Card scheme
• Death in Service Scheme
Plus many more.
How to apply:
To apply, send an up to date CV and covering letter to email@example.com
For further information about the role please contact Karen Parker, Deputy Head of Operations on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early, should we receive a sufficient amount of applicants
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