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Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN - Community

Job Type:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
Senior Nurse
East of England
£40,000 per annum
Job Ref:

Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN - Community Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Recovery – Peterborough - Minimum £40,000 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

I am currently recruiting for an exciting new opportunity in Peterborough within a community based recovery service for those affected by alcohol and substance misuse. This is a Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm based role covering 2 services.

My client is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Nurse ( RGN or RMN ) qualified Non-Medical Prescriber ( NMP ) to join their strong team of nurses.

They are looking for someone who has an in-depth knowledge of the issues affecting people with substance misuse and experience of coordinating interventions with the service user. The successful Non-Medical Prescriber will need to be comfortable with the recovery principles in addictions, ITEP and NICE guidance on detoxification and stabilisation protocols. The individual should demonstrate skills to ensure that the care delivered, is specific and evidence based, adhering to service user's needs and will be required to hold a small caseload.

As a Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN you will benefit from:

  • Opportunity to work in an exciting sector
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm working hours
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Excellent induction, training and development opportunities
  • Accredited professional development

The role of Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN will include:

  • To provide a safe, effective and evidence based care and interventions for service users and clinical interventions for alcohol and substance misuse assisted withdrawal
  • To work in collaboration with clinical lead, Consultant Psychiatrist, nurses to aid in the safe delivery of Alcohol and Substance Misuse detox and assisted withdrawal services
  • To support service users affected by alcohol and substance misuse to achieve and sustain their recovery
  • Admissions assessments and detox prescribing
  • Physical and medical assessments
  • Risk assessments
  • Client case management
  • Administration and distribution of Medication and Controlled Drugs
  • Overseeing the wellbeing of client's recovery from a psychosocial perspective as well as medical

The successful candidate for this Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN position will have:

  • A Registered Nurse (RMN or RGN) qualification
  • A current registration with the NMC (RGN ) and a legal right to work in the UK
  • Experience in a similar clinical role within a substance misuse environment
  • Non-Medical Prescriber qualification

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 234 9785
Contact: James Lewis

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