Top job! Lead Nurse (Glasgow Alcohol & Drug Crisis Service)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £37,570 – £44,688
  • 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

  • To work with the service manager, medical staff and clinical and care governance lead to provide and develop high quality, safe, effective and person centred clinical service provision with specific responsibility for the nursing services.
  • 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.
  • To lead and coordinate the nursing team to ensure compassionate, evidence based nursing interventions.
  • To manage the clinical aspects of implementation of new clinical developments within the service as required.
  • To effectively manage and develop nursing staff ensuring participation in line management, clinical supervision and continuing professional development of nursing staff.

Application notes

Closing Date: 16th October 2019

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

Registered charity SC028827.