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Charge Nurse - MHLD (3253260968)
Please note this is a part-time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata. Please note this is a fixed-term post for 20 months this post will be considered for secondment Based within the pan-Lanarkshire Harm Reduction Team, this post is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to improve how Lanarkshire services respond to substance use-related non-fatal overdoses. Non-fatal overdoses are linked to an increased risk of a subsequent drug-related death. By identifying, risk assessing and arranging appropriate follow-up interventions, support or linking in with services, there is an opportunity to develop a system that can actively help save lives. The post will use NHS information systems, practitioner knowledge and service-based and local intelligence to develop an understanding of a persons risk and circumstance and subsequently arrange the provision of any needed care or support. This will be in conjunction with current third-sector services. Increased capacity to deliver NFOD interventions will result in: Increased identification of people suffering NFOD and greater levels of intervention in their subsequent care. Improved working relationships and transfer of care between Harm Reduction and local support services, including addiction and recovery care, overdose support and related third sector services. Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by leon.wylielanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact recruitment.lanarkshirelanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another. Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential childrens setting/secure unit. Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for an interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations. NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by UK Visas and Immigrations. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category. Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information at www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk . Skilled worker Visa and all current immigration rules are available at www.gov.uk