Band 7 Clinical Services Manager - Clouds House

Job Locations Wiltshire
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/01/2022 11:10)
Job ID
# of Openings
Position Type
Indefinite Full-Time
GBP £40,057.00/Yr.
GBP £45,839.00/Yr.


Clouds House is part of the Forward Trust (formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), the social enterprise with charitable status that empowers people to break the often interlinked cycles of addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years we have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. We believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

What you will be doing?

The post holder will contribute to, and be responsible for, ensuring the most effective and best use of staff and all clinical resources. The post-holder will be responsible for the delivery and monitoring of high standards of nursing care to patients assessed and admitted to the service according to their clinical needs, and in accordance with up-to-date evidence based practice and relevant clinical protocol and policies, in particular the Medically Assisted Treatment Service. The post holder will also have responsibility to implement and monitor comprehensive assessments for those patients admitted to the service with substance misuse issues.


You will manage a specialist substance misuse prescribing service, and offer nursing advice regarding substance misuse related issues to nursing colleagues in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan of care for patient referred to this specialist service. This includes advice on treatment options including the full array of substitute prescribing, symptomatic management, the management of alcohol withdrawals and detoxification, advice on titration, dispensing of medication including controlled drugs, and managing all aspects of clinical safety e.g. potential overdose, pertinent to a high risk environment.

What we are looking for?

  • 5 years post-registration experience
  • 2 years in Substance Misuse at minimum band 6 level
  • RGN at degree level or equivalent with Current UK Registration
  • Sound clinical knowledge Band 7 Nurse.
  • Ability to provide and co-ordinate clinical and management supervision with good organisational skills
  • Assessment skills, including an understanding of risk assessments.
  • Understanding of relapse prevention model.
  • Experience of key working and care planning.



What we offer

Alongside Simply Health coverage, and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:

  • Training opportunities and career development
  • Season Ticket Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
  • Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
  • Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)


*Please note that all roles which come into contact with services users will require successful candidates to be fully vaccinated against Coronavirus with effect from 1st April 2022 (unless a medical exemption certificate is obtained from your GP) and this will form part of contractual offers.

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