Substance Use and Recovery Nurse – Prison Service – NHS Scotland – Falkirk

NHS Scotland

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic Substance Use & Recovery Nurse to join our healthcare teams within NHS Forth Valley prisons.

The ability to demonstrate high quality, person–centred care and good team working is essential. Keenness towards developing practice with appropriate and satisfactory clinical and interpersonal skills is necessary.

You will require being a first level registered nurse and evidence ongoing personal development within Substance Use and Recovery.

This is a nurse led service in consultation with Clinical Lead for NHS Forth Valley Prison Healthcare and visiting Consultant Forensic Psychiatrists.

Shift pattern is variable over 7 days with no night shift.

Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at

Informal enquires to Fiona Donnelly [email protected] ​​​​​​​ , Ailsa Russell on [email protected]

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

​​​​​​​NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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