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Independent Nurse Prescriber – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Substance Misuse
Senior Nurse
West Midlands
Coventry, Warwickshire
£37,000 per annum
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Independent Nurse Prescriber – RGN or RMN – Substance Misuse – Coventry, Warwickshire – Up to £37,000 per annum

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

I am currently recruiting for an exciting new opportunity in Coventry, Warwickshire, for a Independent Nurse Prescriber ( RGN or RMN ) to work within a substance misuse setting. This is a Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm based role. My client is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic RGN or RMN, who is also a qualified Independent Nurse Prescriber to join their strong team of nurses.

As aN Independent Nurse Prescriber you will be joining a vibrant and innovative drug and alcohol charity who are committed to helping those who are affected by substance misuse. The service provides support to individuals, their families and the wider communities.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team offering specialist prescribing services, rapid access to assessment, responsive titration and a range of clinical and psychosocial interventions to people entering the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service through referral, open access or the criminal justice system. This will include BBV testing, vaccinations, ECG's and support through alcohol and opiate detoxification.

The benefits of this Independent Nurse Prescriber – RGN or RMN role include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • 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 a Independent Nurse 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

As a Independent Nurse Prescriber – RGN or RMN, you must have:

  • An RGN or RMN qualification
  • Independent Nurse Prescriber qualification
  • Experience of working as an Independent Nurse Prescriber
  • NMC PIN and the legal right to work in the UK

For more information please email

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 235 6966
Contact: Harry Ellis

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