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Substance Misuse Nurse - Prison

  • Job reference: MASMUA
  • Location: Bootle, Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Substance Misuse
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Job description: Role : Substance Misuse Nurse
Salary : £29,025.38 to £34,400.45
Working Pattern : Days, Nights, Earlies, Lates & Weekends (Flexible working pattern)
Hours per week : 40 hours per week

Job Spec:

Knowing that you're making a difference to people's lives is rewarding in itself. Would you like the opportunity to use your nursing skills in an environment like no other to make a real difference every day? Working within the prisons healthcare team you will be undertaking assessments and establishing the appropriate level of intervention, care and management of your patients. You will be working closely with Paramedics, HCA's and non-clinical staff and have the opportunity to progress into more senior roles.

The site is a Category B local prison receiving sentenced and remand young offender and adult male prisoners from the courts in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. The prison can accommodate 1,324 prisoners in safe custody.

- Company pension scheme with employer contributions
- Life Assurance Scheme
- Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
- Subsidised healthcare plan
- Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
- Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel supplier

Essential skills :

- Part 1 NMC Registration
- Able to work within challenging and complex situations

Desirable skills as a Nurse:

- Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
- Experience of working within a secure environment
- Experience of long term conditions.
- Mental health assessment of common disorders.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Mark Arthur at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208962 or Alternatively click 'apply' below.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to successful candidates