Criminal Justice Prescribing Nurse

Hackney (London Borough), London (Greater)
£25,783 - £34,530
30 Jan 2014
28 Feb 2014
Nursing Field
Community Care, Hospital

Criminal Justice Prescribing Nurse


Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Band 6 £25,783 – 34,530 per annum + responsibility/Nurse allowance of 20% of salary.

Playing a key role in supporting a recovery focused, criminal justice drug and alcohol treatment service within the busy and diverse Borough of Hackney, you will use your drive and innovation to ensure a consistent high quality service, showcasing good practice, high performance and excellence in given areas of expertise.

WDP is looking to recruit an experienced nurse within the drug and alcohol field to provide a comprehensive service to clients with substance misuse issues.  Working within a multi-disciplinary team you will provide a range of clinical treatment interventions to clients involved in the Hackney Drug Interventions Programme (DIP).

The successful candidate will need to have a sound knowledge of opiate substitution treatment and blood borne virus best practice, and will have the ability to provide an exceptional level of care within an exciting criminal justice focused recovery service.  An interest in wound care would also be advantageous.

For an informal chat about the role please call Zoe Shuttleworth, Service Manager WDP Hackney on 020 8525 6100.