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Non-Medical Prescriber - Community Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Community, Substance Misuse
Non-Medical Prescriber
South East
East Sussex
£36,922 per annum
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Non-Medical Prescriber - Community Substance Misuse - East Sussex - up to £36,922p/a + up to £5,000 R&R bonus

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

We are recruiting for an exciting new opportunity in East Sussex in a community based recovery service for those affected by Alcohol and Substance Misuse. This is a Mon - Fri 9 - 5 based role. Our client is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Registered General Nurse (RGN) qualified as a Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) to join their strong team of nurses.

The team offers 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.

We 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. You will need to be comfortable with the recovery principles in addictions, ITEP and NICE guidance on detoxification and stabilisation protocols.

Benefits of this NMP role include:

  • Up to £5,000 R&R bonus
  • 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

In this role as a Community NMP in a Substance Misuse Service, you will:

  • Provide a safe, effective and evidence based care and interventions for service users and clinical interventions for alcohol and substance misuse assisted withdrawal
  • Work in collaboration with clinical lead, Consultant Psychiatrist and nurses to aid in the safe delivery of Alcohol and Substance Misuse detox and assisted withdrawal services 
  • Support service users affected by alcohol and substance misuse to achieve and sustain their recovery
  • Cary out admissions assessments and detox prescribing
  • Complete physical and medical assessments
  • Administer and distribute medication and controlled drugs
  • Oversee the wellbeing of client's recovery from a psycho-social perspective as well as medical

Essential requirements:

  • A Registered Nurse (RGN) qualification
  • A current registration with the NMC 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 9781
Contact: Anchin Gurung

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