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Substance Misuse Nurse

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Job Details

You will work as a member of Essex STaRS in providing high quality, evidence-based, holistic nursing care to service users in line with your NMC professional code of conduct and Trust policies. You will jointly assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist prescribing packages of care based upon individual service user needs, under the guidance of the Independent Non-Medical Prescriber as per NICE guidance.

Main duties of the job

Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic motivated individual to join our Chelmsford based team. This post can either be a developmental post for a newly qualified Band 5 or can be offered to an experienced mental health or general nurse with an interest in the substance misuse field.

The service promotes life long learning and opportunities for continuing professional development

We work with patients with opiate and alcohol misuse issues in partnership with other agencies.

We offer opiate substitute prescribing and ambulatory detox and provide holistic treatments that includes physical health assessments, BBV vaccinations and drug screening.

About us

The successful candidate will be working as part of a multi disciplinary team. They will be part of a small team working across the Mid Essex area of the county. The team are very caring, compassionate and service user focused.

There is a wonderful work ethic in the office with a caring and warm welcome waiting for the successful candidate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB SUMMARYYou will work as a member of Essex STaRS in providing high quality, evidence-based, holistic nursing care to service users in line with your NMC professional code of conduct and Trust policies. You will jointly assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist prescribing packages of care based upon individual service user needs, under the guidance of the Independent Non-Medical Prescriber as per NICE guidance.

As required by your Team Manager, you will have responsibility for the day to day supervision and management of lower banded staff within your professional group and team locality. This will include the management of these staff in line with agreed Trust HR processes.

Person Specification

qualified

Essential

  • qualified nursing degree
  • compassion and why you want to work for our team


Desirable

  • Experience working in substance misuse


years experience

Essential

  • years experience


Desirable

  • Knowledge of substance misuse


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mid Essex STaRS - Mansard House

107 - 109 New London Road

Chelmsford

CM1 0PP

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364-A-7649

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