This job has expired

Band 7 Non-Medical Prescriber

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

View more

Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
As a non-medical prescriber working with Birmingham Recovery Team (previously known as IDTS) based in HMP Birmingham, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places of of work for healthcare professionals.

As an NMP within HMP Birmingham you will work within a new integrated Healthcare Service to meet the needs of a complex and evolving population of people.

This role involves assessing, planning and treating patients that come into prison with substance issues be that alcohol or drugs. Having just won a tender and now have a new psychosocial team joining us it is an exciting time for the addictions team here and we need a dynamic and eager person to join the team, bringing fresh ideas and a willingness to evolve the service.

Main duties of the job

Main duties to include:
  • Assessing and devising individualised treatment plans with patients entering the prison establishment.
  • To review treatment plans jointly with psychosocial team.
  • To provide advice and health education to patients.
  • To work as part of a full MDT support patients through their recovery journey.
  • You will need to have Non-medical prescribing qualification with a minimum 12 months experience and in-depth knowledge of the issues affecting affecting people who use substances.
  • To apply for this post, you will be a Registered Nurse or Pharmacist (MPharm) .
  • RCGP part 1 or willing to do.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will provide effective and efficient management of delegated resources within a defined clinical area while ensuring care delivery meets and addresses the issues of spirituality, equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.
  • Will be responsible for actively prescribing within a defined area and for a defined group of Service-users.
  • Act as a role model for junior staff, and in a manner, which positively reflects the values of the organisation and in a way which will ensure that effective communication pathways exist with internal and external stakeholders aimed at developing current models of care.
  • They will lead in the training, planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a defined clinical area and ensure that all staff within the post holders sphere of responsibility have a working knowledge of local, national policies and legislation which govern current service provision.

Please refer to attached Job description for further details.

Person Specification



  • NMP Qualification
  • Minimum 12 months experience


  • RCGP1
  • Previous experience working in substance misuse

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


HMP Birmingham


B18 4AS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert