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Substance Misuse Nurse - INTERNAL

Band 6

Main area
Substance Misuse Services
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Trealaw Resource Centre
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
24/05/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


We are looking for highly motivated individual to join our well established multi- disciplinary Community Drug & Alcohol Team. The main purpose of this role is to deliver evidenced based, holistic care to individuals who have problems related to chronic substance misuse. The post in Trealaw Resource Centre is part of the Rhondda Integrated Substance Misuse Service (RISMS), an multi disciplinary team funded by Welsh Government.

The post holder will need to hold a First Level professional qualification in mental health nursing and have excellent clinical knowledge and experience of substance misuse.

Excellent communication, listening and organisational skills are essential and you will need to be able to work as a member of a team in a challenging and changeable environment, along with having excellent presentation, oral and writen communication skills.

You will need to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and awareness of current clinical practice in substance misuse and mental health, have excellent clinical assessment skills and have sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload of patients with drug and alcohol problems and will work under the leadership of a Band 7 nurse. They will also be involved in education and health promotion issues that are applicable to this patient group and work alongside other professionals who provide services to this patient group.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 24th May 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Eira Morris
Tel: 01443 443443 ext 5757