Change Grow Live

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  • £36,635.38 – £42,743.46 a year

Job type

  • Permanent


33 Farwig Lane, Bromley


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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount

Full job description


Change Grow Live are a charity dedicated to the belief that we can make a difference to our Service Users lives.
Our core values are ‘Be open, be compassionate and be bold’ and our teams apply these daily, offering support and respect in a safe environment, treating each user as an individual and working with them to find the right treatment and care options.
Our Nurses play an integral part in Change Grow Lives mission to help people change the direction of their lives, to grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you would offer specialist clinical interventions to people who use our services.
This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic and passionate Substance Misuse Nurse to help shape our vision in how we provide clinical services to individuals whose lives have been affected by drugs and alcohol.

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: 36,635.38 – 42,743.46 pro rata (depending on experience)

Allowance: £2163.72 Outer London Weighting


About the role:
  • Undertake physical and mental health assessments for people who access our services when indicated by clinical need and ensure appropriate sign posting/referral to primary care or appropriate secondary health care services for identified health issues.
  • Provide education, health promotion and screening for blood borne viruses (BBV). Provide Hepatitis B vaccinations when indicated.
  • Contribute to CGL’s Naloxone Strategy by training staff and service users in the use of Naloxone. Ensuring Naloxone is distributed to service users at every opportunity.
  • Develop therapeutic alliances with people who have substance misuse problems and develop effective partnerships with them.
  • Ensure that procedures are constantly reviewed to promote best practice and evidenced based practice in accordance with UK Guidelines on Clinical Management, NICE guidance, and CGL clinical protocols and procedures.
  • Provide harm reduction advice to injecting service users, providing information and equipment and ensure all equipment is disposed of safely.
  • Record and input client data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative, and financial requirements.

About you:
  • First level registered nurse with recent relevant post qualification experience and a current PIN
  • Relevant recent experience of working within drug and alcohol treatment (desirable but not essential)
  • Sound and demonstrable knowledge of harm reduction and health promotion interventions
  • Ability to assess and recovery plan service users and formulate written reports, as necessary.
  • Clinical auditing skills to inform evaluation of the service and identify areas for development.
  • Employ a professional, empathetic, and non-judgmental attitude towards service users and all stakeholders.
  • An understanding of the importance of professional integrity in relationships with service users, peers, and other relevant professionals

What we will give to you:
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) rising by 1 day for each years’ service “Capped at 30 days”.
  • Paid ‘Wellness’ hour each week along with a ‘Wellness’ hub and Employee Assist Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual reimbursement of your NMC fee
  • Dedicated and protected professional development time.
  • Access to excellent training programmes including the RCNi learning platform.
  • A great selection of benefits incl. discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, etc.
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Training, career development & progression opportunities
  • Protected monthly CPD.
  • Our nursing pay is competitive with the NHS Agenda for Change pay bands.


Please ensure that when completing your application form and supporting statement, you reflect on the details outlined in the job description. This will help us understand how your skills and experiences align with the requirements of the role.
If this sounds like you and you’d like to begin your journey with Change Grow Live, then we’d love to talk to you.


Salary Range (pro rata if part time): CGL points 33 to 39 (£36,635.37 – £42,743.46) ILW / OLW /Fringe: Outer London Weighting (£2,163.27) Closing Date: 4/6/2024 If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:: Maureen Coker | : This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

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