Staff Nurse - Addiction/Detox

  • Job Reference: VAC-12866
  • Date Posted: 19 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Nurse Bank
  • Location: County Dublin, Ireland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Detox Nurse
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

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Our client, a national housing and homeless charity, is looking for Staff Nurses (RGN/RPN) with experience or interest in the area of Addiction/Detox for its Residential Community Detox service based in Co. Dublin.

The community detox service was set up as an alternative to hospital-based detox. People from all over Ireland are referred to this community detox service each year. As well as providing medical detox, the service also supports a holistic approach and aims to help the service user to establish independence and to progress through the programme in a manner that maintains a healthy, active lifestyle.


  • Uphold best practice in the dispensing, storage and recording of medication
  • Deliver nursing care to clients in line with Residential Community Detox policies, procedures and systems to ensure they meet the requirements of the key service objectives
  • Provide Health education/health promotion service to clients
  • Advocate for service users where necessary and instil hope in clients in respect of positive change and overall improvement in quality of life

Applicants must:

  • Be registered with NMBI
  • Have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide, implement and evaluate care plans and provide direct nursing and social care to drug users in crisis

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