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Non Medical Prescriber

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are working along side a Drug and Alcohol Support Service in East Yorkshire to hire a Non Medical Prescriber to join their team on a Permanent basis.

About the Role

NMP's are integral members of our multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams, delivering recovery orientated alcohol and drug intervention services. Offering care for presenting clients, prescribing and/or making amendments to prescriptions of opiate and/or alcohol substitute treatments and other related medications, they take a lead role in developing the prescribing clinic, acting as a point of contact for other workers and partner agencies around prescribing issues.

Duties of the role

  • Assess, diagnose, plan; implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for service users.
  • Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness appropriate to service user needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and local protocols, and within scope of practice.
  • Priorities health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the service user in complex, urgent or emergency situations seeking immediate advice and direction from the Clinical Lead if needed.
  • Assess, update, and refer service users for BBV vaccination and immunisation programmes. Support service users to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Communicate effectively with service users and careers, anticipating barriers to communication and recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating.

Essential Criteria

  • Candidates must be a Qualified pharmacist with current GPhC registration or First level registered nurse with a current PIN or a Qualified Non-Medical Prescriber

Benefits of the working for this employer

  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) rising by 1 day for each years' service
  • Half day each week from Home for CPD
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid 'Wellness' hour each week along with a 'Wellness' hub and Employee Assist Programme
  • Protected CPD time
  • Free access to the RCNi learning platform
  • Annual reimbursement of your NMC fee