Non-Medical Prescriber - Substance Misuse Service

Location
West Yorkshire, England
Salary
£35000 - £36566 per annum
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Mar 2019
Ref
242533
Contact
Alice Cartwright
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent

I am currently recruiting for an experienced RGN to join a substance misuse service in Kirklees as Non-Medical Prescriber. My client who is a national charity providing abstinence-based recovery are currently looking for a proactive Nurse who has a current NMC Pin and is a qualified non-medical prescriber. The ideal candidate will be experienced in prescribing in a community service and understand the treatment process within substance misuse services. Ideally, they are looking for a Nurse who has a background in substance misuse, prison services or clinic/practice nursing.

The benefits of this RGN - NMP role include:

  • A competitive salary with an annual bonus
  • A generous contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive training and induction programme
  • Half day CPD time each week to support continued professional development
  • Regular support and supervision during their probationary period and monthly supervision thereafter

The service aims to provide person centred, recovery focused care which enhances the quality of life for the patient. As Non-Medical Prescriber (RGN), you will be competent across a range of clinical skills and have a clear understanding of both clinical and theoretical changes in your profession. The ideal candidate will play a key part of the multidisciplinary team working within your own competencies. Your days will be split across clinic time, emergency slots for prescribing and slots for carrying out assessments and initial diagnosis

The successful RGN Non-Medical Prescriber will:

  • Be a first level registered Nurse (RGN)
  • Possess an active UK nursing PIN and the legal right to work in the UK
  • Have a clear understanding of the need for and ability to deliver quality services
  • Have knowledge of clinical prescribing issues
  • Possess knowledge of the issues facing alcohol misusers including appropriate medical interventions

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