This vacancy has now closed

Senior Nurse (Glasgow Alcohol & Drug Crisis Service)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,401 – £38,046
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th October 2019

  • Advertised from 18th September 2019
  • Various hours available



The integrated crisis service will provide a person centred and flexible response to some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable individuals, most of whom will present with multiple and complex needs. The service will be direct access, low threshold and be able to respond to individuals who experience multiple barriers to inclusion.

The service will have the ability to adapt to the changing needs of individuals as well as changing trends in relation to alcohol use, drug use, homelessness and other vulnerabilities.

The service will respond to individuals in crisis who are:

  • Alcohol dependent
  • Drug users [primarily injecting and poly drug use]
  • Homeless/Roofless

Job Purpose

  • The Senior Nurse will work closely with the Service Manager, Lead Nurse, Medical Officer, and Clinical and Care Governance Lead to ensure the delivery of the Glasgow Drug and Alcohol Crisis Service is of a consistently high quality and to assist individuals towards realising their full potential.
  • The Senior Nurse will provide a clinical service and leadership to nursing staff, ensuring the delivery of safe, effective, and person-centred healthcare through regular supervision and audit of clinical standards.
  • The Senior Nurse will actively participate in managing referrals, provide integrated assessment to identify needs, deliver and/or arrange care of a range of nursing interventions, monitoring and reviewing effectiveness of interventions and ensuring ongoing Care Planning.
  • The Senior Nurse will be committed to their own, and support others with, personal development and have evidence of continuous professional development, updating skills and knowledge, and working towards more advanced nursing practice.

Application notes

Closing Date: 16th October 2019

For further information and to apply, please visit our website

Registered charity SC028827.