Substance Misuse Clinical Lead - Non Medical Prescriber

Exeter, Devon, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
22 May 2020
21 Jun 2020

Job Description

I Help to Make a Difference

A challenging yet rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to work within our Integrated Substance Misuse Team (ISMT) at HMP YOI Exeter. This is a Category B local, resettlement male prison, located in Exeter.

What Will You Be Doing?

You will work with individuals, on a 1-1 basis, providing advice and information. You will support in group work delivery and liaise with prescribers and Recovery Practitioners on clinical interventions. You will occasionally be required to support dispensing. As a dynamic, creative, team player you'll become part of a multidisciplinary service. This is an great time to support and motivate individuals to take control of their lives and to make changes to overcome dependence on substances and move onto a life free of offending.

You will also be expected to practice as a Non-Medical Prescriber, running regular clinics to initiate prescribing of and/or make amendments to prescriptions for opiate and/or alcohol substitute treatments and other related medications.

In conjunction with the service user, we develop individualised packages of care through comprehensive assessment and recovery planning. We deliver a range of treatment options including clinical and psychosocial interventions in both a group and 1-1 setting with recovery at the centre of our model.

What We Need From You...

You will hold a RCGP 1 and NMC Qualification and Prescribing medical/ non-medical with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

The post holder is responsible for the effective day-to-day operational management of clinical substance misuse services across within HMP YOI Exeter. Providing positive and aspirational leadership to HMP Exeter nursing teams in terms of substance misuse practice and delivery. You will promote an agenda of recovery from the dependence on drugs and/or alcohol within the client group and which supports the goals of reducing re-offending, increasing reintegration into meaningful and sustained occupation and improving social and family relationships.

You must have an understanding and commitment to recovery and a person centred approach.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

Next Steps...

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Wendy Atherley, the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Wendy will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP YOI Exeter if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

About Care UK...

Care UK are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Further Information...

This is a full-time vacancy, working 37.5 hours per week.
Salary is up to £45,000 FTE per annum - dependent on experience.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Ref: -1276233310

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