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Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN - Community Substance Misuse

Job Type:
Mental Health, Community, Substance Misuse
Senior Nurse
£44,000 per annum
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Non-Medical Prescriber – RGN or RMN - Community Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Recovery – Camden - Up to £44,000 per annum

Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

I am currently recruiting for an exciting new opportunity in Camden in a community-based recovery service for those affected by alcohol and substance misuse. This is a Mon - Fri 9 - 5 based role.

The successful RGN or RMN will be working with a national charity and are currently seeking to appoint a non-medical prescriber to join their 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.

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 post holder 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.

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

  • A Registered Nurse (RMN or RGN) qualification or a Qualified Pharmacist
  • A current registration with the NMC (RMN or 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 9781
Contact: Anchin Gurung

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