Community Psychiatric Nurse - Harlow

Hours: 37.5 hours p/w (3 Long Days)

Term: 12 weeks

Meditemp is looking for an experienced alcohol liaison (CPN) nurse in Harlow, Essex. The alcohol liaison nurse (CPN) will have a brilliant opportunity to provide training on alcohol issues within A&E and other appropriate departments to enable identification and response to alcohol issues at all levels. Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to giving advice and specialist intervention on the care and detoxification of patients admitted where alcohol dependance is co-morbidity, the assessment and referral of patients to external organisations and advice and support to all hospital medical and nursing staff. 

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills and experience:

  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs.
  • Prepare and maintain patient records.
  • Implement care plans and risk assessments.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills;
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with patients, their families and colleagues.
  • To keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour.
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective team work skills.

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • Minimum 6 months recent experience as a CPN
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll
  • Holiday pay

For more information please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email:

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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