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Prison Nurse - Substance Misuse

  • Job reference: LTPNM
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Substance Misuse
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Job description: Prison Nurse - Permanent

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a nurse to work permanently within a prison in Manchester.
The role is based within the Substance misuse team and you will be required to:
* Ensure a high standard of clinical care for patients under your management and support other members of the team to do likewise.
* To undertake full clinical assessments and manage the health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care
* Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with substance misuse issues.
* Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non drug-based treatment methods into a recovery plan via a regular audit cycle.

The role is 35 hours weekly (including weekends) and will be done on a rota basis

Please note - this role will be subject to a Prison Vetting Check

Person Specification:
* Ability to demonstrate experience of planning and leading a change process in a clinical setting
* Full NMC Registration
* Ability to use SystmOne and/or electronic clinical recording system
* 1 years post registration experience in nursing (Substance Misuse desirable)

Benefits of the client:
* 25 days holidays + 8 Bank Holidays
* Generous occupational pay schemes
* A fabulous wellbeing programme
* Be part of a values lead culture
* Quality learning and development opportunities
* Discounts across stores, mobile contract and other sectors
* Great pension scheme
* Free Eye Tests
* Healthcare package for day-day needs

For more information and a full job description please contact Lauren Tallentire on 01772 208962 or email

Please note - due to high volumes of applications we can only respond to successful applicants