We are looking for an experienced nurse or pharmacist to head up the clinical team in our North Somerset service.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly rewarding sector with some truly inspirational patients and colleagues.
As the Clinical Lead you’ll provide leadership for the clinical team and directly care for service users presenting with substance use problems. As the clinical lead you will be responsible for providing support and regular clinical supervision to other prescribers working in the service.
You’ll work closely with the operational leadership and our Recovery Workers to ensure that the clinical and psychosocial needs of the individual are met and that prescribing is safe, effective and in accordance with best practice whilst meeting the individual needs of the client. This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to the most vulnerable in our society.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for an experienced nurse or pharmacist with an independent prescribing qualification who is fully registered with their relevant professional body.
You’ll need experience in the field of substance use including training specific to the Drugs and Alcohol sector such as the RCGP Part 1 and/or Part 2 Certificate in the Management of Drug Misuse and/or the RCGP Certificate in the Management Alcohol Problems in Primary Care.
The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running and bring creativity to help streamline and improve our clinical offerings. We need a confident and experienced person who will be able to provide leadership to the extended clinical team.
You will be expected to represent We Are With You, working with NHS General Practitioners and a number of external public bodies. You will need to maintain a good level of knowledge of the specialist area as well as the legal regulatory and compliance standards.
You will also ensure services are adhering to CQC standards and to assist with ensuring that we remain compliant. For full details about the role, please read the job description here.
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- Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need.
- We work and support people and their goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.
- We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online.
- We provide a free and confidential service without judgement.
- We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.
This is a permanent, full-time position. You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week. Your working pattern will be 9am - 5pm with occasional late night working until 8pm
Salary is negotiable for the right candidate.
The closing date for applications is 27 May and interviews will be held on 8th June 2021 via google meet.
This job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level with Barred List(s).