Lead Nurse

Change Grow Live
Dagenham - Greater London
CGL points 40 to 44 (£39,929.33 - £44,130.27)
Closing date
27 May 2022
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Are you a registered nurse looking for an exciting career opportunity?  CGL (change, grow, live) has a vacancy for a Lead Nurse to work across the borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Integrated Alcohol and Drug services.


You will be working alongside enthusiastic and friendly colleagues, with lots of opportunity to shape how the service develops.  Working closely with operational and medical colleagues, you will manage our Substance Misuse Nurse, and support our Hospital Liaison worker, working across acute hospitals in Barking and Dagenham. 




You will be responsible for the development and day to day management of clinical service delivery across the CGL Barking and Dagenham Services including hubs and community services.


To work closely with the Services Manager, Regional Consultant and Regional Lead Nurse to provide leadership and direction within the specified remit.


To provide support and strategically develop the services within the role’s scope.


To work with stakeholders in promoting CGL clinical services.


To provide key people management support to the Services Managers as required, alongside the supervision of nursing staff in the services.


To be involved in clinical audit of the service under the direction of the Regional Lead  Nurse. 


The post holder will contribute to the service to ensure that service users consistently receive high quality interventions that adhere to CGL Policy, national guidance, NMC practice guidelines and which achieve high professional standards.


We expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.


As well as providing you with a varied and exciting clinical lead role, we will also provide you with half a day of protected CPD time per month, access to RCNi e-learning modules to support you with your revalidation, we will also refund your yearly NMC subscription and give you a health and well-being hour each week.


CGL is committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service-users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.


The role will require flexibility as it will involve working evenings and may require some weekend working. There is an expectation that you will conduct home visits if required.


 Closing Date: 27/5/2022


This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level. 


We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.


We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.


The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible


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