Staff Nurse






Job Description

TTM Healthcare on behalf of our client are actively looking to hire enthusiastic staff nurses to work in their Residential Community Detox centre, which is based in North County Dublin. 
This role would be applicable to staff nurses with a keen interest in the area of addiction and or homelessness with an overall emphasis on recovery. This role is primarily focused on assisting clients in their journey out of addiction through the process of providing on-going support, commitment and dedication to the specific needs of our client group in a therapeutic environment.
This is a 2 year fixed term contract.
Essential requirements are :
  • Nursing qualification:  e.g. Bsc In Psychiatric, Intellectual Disability or  General Nursing
  • Be registered with An Bord Altranais
  1. Ideally candidates should have:
    • Experience of working with clients in a detox - community/residential setting
    • Experience with clients detoxing from methadone in a residential setting
    • A keen interest in the area of addiction and an overall awareness/understanding of the social implications of drug misuse.
  2. The role will involve:
    • Building effective nurse/client relationships with our client group built on trust, empathy and compassion
    • The administration, storage and management of medication daily as per detox regime
    • To monitor for symptoms of withdrawals and manage same as necessary
    • Providing on-going support to clients through key working and daily interactions in regards to promoting positive change and instilling hope that change is possible
    • To assist clients with general daily living skills in an attempt to promote independence
    • To liaise with clients in regards to move on options to include treatment/day programs and support them in this process
    • To effectively manage physical, emotional and psychological aspects of the clients journey of recovery and establish alternative means of managing same
    • To liaise with the staff team daily in regards to client care in an attempt to ensure that the clients needs are met in a holistic manner
    • To liaise with the manager of the Residential Community Detox as required and to actively participate in the completion of any necessary documentation regarding incident reporting etc
    • To attend case management meetings weekly as per roster to discuss current and potential clients and to discuss client management using a multi-disciplinary approach to care
    • To liaise with our Level II GP regarding clients physical needs and ensure adherence to any changes in regards to current treatment plans
    • Updating of documentation/ record keeping daily
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