Lead Nurse

  • Full time or Part time
  • £37,570 – £44,688
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th December 2019

  • Advertised from 19th November 2019
  • Various hours available


New Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Crisis Service

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

  1. 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
  2. To deliver excellent clinical practise at an advanced level to meet the needs of a range of highly complex people, including independent prescribing and advanced clinical assessment.
  3. To lead and coordinate the nursing team to ensure compassionate, evidence based nursing interventions.
  4. To manage the clinical aspects of implementation of new clinical developments within the service as required.
  5. To effectively manage and develop nursing staff ensuring participation in line management, clinical supervision and continuing professional development of nursing staff.

Application notes

For more information, please visit our website

Closing date: 8 December 2019.

Charity No SCO28827