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Nurse Prescriber

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year p.a
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Blandford and Sherborne Adult Community Mental Health Teams are seeking a dynamic and highly skilled Mental Health Nurse Prescriber to join their teams. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience for the people that we serve.

The teams in Blandford and Sherborne are experienced multidisciplinary teams who collaborate very well together, and there is an ethos of support for one another in the teams.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an experienced clinical nurse and registered Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) who acts within their own professional boundaries. They will demonstrate safe clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills as well as non-medical prescribing for people accessing support from the teams.

About us

At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Job description Job responsibilities

This is a full time role of 37.5 hours per week, 22.5 hours will be worked in theBlandford CMHT and 15 hours in the Sherborne CMHT.There are opportunities to explore and support flexible and remote working.

The Nurse Prescriber will support the teams by taking responsibility for completing comprehensive specialist holistic assessments where needs are highly complex. This will involve planning, implementing and evaluating the care delivery according to changing healthcare needs.

Person Specification Qualified Nurse Essential
  • Degree
Membership professional body Essential
  • Membership details
Demonstratable clinical experience Essential
  • Experience in CMHT/Similar setting
Registration Essential
  • NMP Qualification

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