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Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescriber

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  • Job reference: HQ00044986
    Cheshire East
    Nurse (Substance Misuse)


    Are you looking for a new Substance Misuse role?

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescriber to fill a full-time role in Cheshire East. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Substance Misuse Nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The salary for this Non-Medical Prescriber role is negotiable with the client and is a 6-month contract.

    - Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment / interventions and care for service users.- Clinically assess service user needs and plan clinical care accordingly.
    - Identify and assess suitability of service users for in-patient alcohol and opioid detoxification as appropriate.
    - Assess, identify and refer patients presenting with mental health needs.
    - Provide information and advice on prescribed, illicit and over-the-counter medication, including side-effects and interactions.
    - Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the service user in complex, urgent or emergency situations seeking immediate advice and direction from the Clinical Lead if needed.

    Requirements of the Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescriber:
    - Degree or equivalent in nursing/NMP
    - Current NMC registration (RGN/RMN)
    - Significant experience as a Non-Medical Prescriber
    - A nurse with extensive experience of caseload work with Drug and Alcohol misusers.
    - Experience of working clients with physical health and mental health issues alongside their substance use.

    Why Sanctuary Personnel?
    - Free DBS and compliance service
    - Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
    - Your own dedicated consultant with extensive substance misuse knowledge
    - Access to a wide selection of substance misuse positions across the UK
    - Most accredited companies in the whole recruitment industry
    - "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £250 for each friend/colleague you refer who we successfully place
    - "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us

    This Non-Medical Prescriber job is advertised by Lilly Bak; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.