Specialist Substance Misuse Nurse

    Turning Point
    Applications closing date: 18/08/2022
    Herefordshire, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    Job Salary
    Up to £40,000
    West Midlands


    As a Specialist Substance Misuse Nurse (training to be a Non-Medical Prescriber, NMP), you will be involved with opiate substitute treatment (OST) interventions, benzodiazepine reductions, alcohol and opiate detoxifications and relapse prevention medications.

    You will also provide support for health care assessments, administering detoxification medication for clients, administering pabrinex, completing alcohol and opiate detoxification assessments, providing Blood Borne Virus (BBV) screening and vaccinations and will work closely with mental health, physical health, and social care services. You’ll also help to create a collaborative approach that links Turning Point ever closer to outside professionals and agencies.

    You will attend a local fortnightly prescribers meeting, one to one clinical supervision and national prescriber/clinician meetings which will also support your learning and continuous professional development. Full training and supervision is provided from our Clinical Services Manager and Clinical Lead.

    You will have a real opportunity to help shape service delivery and contribute to delivering clinically excellent services.

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