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Lead Nurse

Linq Healthcare Recruitment Specialists



£48000 - £49000/annum


Posted: 24/11/2022

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Lead Nurse - Substance Misuse

Salary up to £48k (DOE)


Full Time (12 Months FTC)

You're a Substance Misuse Nurse looking to step up in a service ready to nourish your career and give you the opportunity to develop professionally and personally. And you've just found the exact role you're looking for.

Linq Healthcare has partnered with a renowned national health and social care charity specialising in substance misuse who are looking for an experienced, energetic and organised individual to support the Services Manager in supervising and day to day running of the adult and young person's integrated substance misuse treatment and recovery service. Your role will be located in their Barnet branch, and will include managing three nurses and helping patients on their road to recovery.

Benefits include:

This service holds regular national nurse and HCA forums, and you will have regular 1:1s and appraisals
They actively support their nurses with revalidation with protected continuing professional development time, which totals up to 6 days per year.
They also have a wide range of educational opportunities including free access to the RCNi learning platform and pay for your NMC fee.
They offer you the opportunity to use the government backed Apprenticeship Levy fund to develop nursing practice in line with your specific role.
All team members are encouraged to take a paid wellbeing hour every week and access personal well-being resources.

The role involves:

Demonstrating skills of a motivated leader including being enthusiastic, creative, ability to inspire and committed to leading the nursing team.
Developing and delivery of clinical, health and wellbeing interventions.
Providing clinical and managerial supervision to the nursing team.
Contributing to service development to ensure that all who use our services consistently receive high quality interventions that adhere to best practice guidelines and achieve high professional standards.
Demonstrating excellent clinical skills and monitor, audit and sustain best practice across the sites within the location.

Requirements include:

A valid NMC pin
Previous experience with Substance Misuse patients
Management experience is desirable but not required, so if you have Substance Misuse experience and you want to take the next step up in your career, get in touch!

To learn about this role in more detail, please contact Ciara McCabe on: (phone number removed) or email


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