Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse- Chelmsford, Essex

Posted 30 March 2021
Salary£18 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineNursing JobsRegistered mental health nurse
Contact NameJodie MacGilChrist

Job description

Maxxima Nursing Team is currently seeking a Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse and fill a full time role in Chelmsford, Essex. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of working with service users within a Substance Misuse Service.

You will work as a member of Essex STaRS in providing high quality, evidence-based, holistic care to service users in line with your NMC professional code of conduct and trust policies. You will assess, plan, implement and evaluate packages of care based upon individual service user’s needs, under the guidance of the Senior Nurse as per NICE guidance. As required by your manager, you will have responsibility for the day-to-day supervision and management of lower banded staff within your professional group and team locality. This may include the management of these staff in line with agreed Trust HR processes as required.

The pay rate for this locum Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse role is £18.00 per hour (Umbrella) and is a 1-month placement, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Requirements of the Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse role:

-Must be a registered mental health nurse with valid NMC pin

- Evidence of post qualifying experience working with people who have needs arising from Substance Misuse

-Knowledge of current best practice and models within nursing practice in substance misuse/mental health

- Commitment to ongoing learning through CPD


- Working knowledge of the Theseus Clinical Information System


Contact us:

If you are interested in this Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We’re the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We’ll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You’ll know who’s supporting you every step of the way and we’ll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we’re a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you’ll find we’re unusually friendly.