Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) County Wide

Inclusion

The closing date is 03 March 2024

Job summary

Are you committed to making a positive change and empowering service users to achieve a better quality of life?

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and caring individual to join our team within Inclusion Recovery Hampshire, a drug and alcohol treatment and support service for individuals impacted by their own or someone else's use of alcohol or drugs.

Inclusion Recovery Hampshire is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) to join our dynamic team. As a leading community drug and alcohol service provider, we are committed to delivering exceptional care and support to individuals dealing with substance use issues.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you would provide high quality clinical interventions including opiate substitute prescribing, alcohol detoxification and relapse prevention medication, health and wellbeing interventions and blood borne virus screening and vaccinations.

Why Join us?

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the lives of individuals dealing with substance use issues.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment that values professional development and growth.

Contact us to discuss the benefits package offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Main duties of the job

As an NMP at Inclusion Recovery Hampshire, you'll be an essential part of our holistic care approach, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. Reporting to the Clinical Lead for Hampshire, you'll contribute expertise in medication prescribing and high-quality care.

We prioritise your growth, offering ongoing training, workshops, and tailored professional development programs. This supportive environment fosters continuous learning in substance use treatment, prescribing practices, and holistic care approaches, empowering your professional advancement while delivering impactful support to our service users.

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.

We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can.

We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.

Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

07 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Job share

Reference number

301-IT-23-5890471-A

Job locations

The Castle (Other bases also available)

Castle Hill

Winchester

SO23 8UL


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details, a summary is below:

  • Collaborate closely with doctors, nurses, recovery workers, managers, and allied health colleagues to ensure a multidisciplinary approach and facilitate safe and positive outcomes for service users.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of service users to determine appropriate treatment plans, including opiate substitute prescribing and alcohol detoxification.
  • Prescribe and review medication, including opiate substitutes and alcohol detox medications, following best practices guidelines.
  • Offer health and wellbeing interventions, providing guidance and support tailored to individual needs.
  • Facilitate BBV screening and vaccinations, contributing to the overall health improvement of service users.
  • Contribute to the review of serious incident investigations, providing expertise and insights to enhance learning and improve practice.

At Inclusion Recovery Hampshire, we value diversity and understand the importance of work-life balance. We are open to considering part-time arrangements, job share options, and flexible job locations for this role, given the availability of multiple positions across our Hampshire sites. Recognising the potential benefits, fostering a flexible and accommodating work environment brings, we welcome discussions regarding part-time or job share possibilities, as well as adjustments to working hours or patterns to suit individual circumstances.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details, a summary is below:

  • Collaborate closely with doctors, nurses, recovery workers, managers, and allied health colleagues to ensure a multidisciplinary approach and facilitate safe and positive outcomes for service users.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of service users to determine appropriate treatment plans, including opiate substitute prescribing and alcohol detoxification.
  • Prescribe and review medication, including opiate substitutes and alcohol detox medications, following best practices guidelines.
  • Offer health and wellbeing interventions, providing guidance and support tailored to individual needs.
  • Facilitate BBV screening and vaccinations, contributing to the overall health improvement of service users.
  • Contribute to the review of serious incident investigations, providing expertise and insights to enhance learning and improve practice.

At Inclusion Recovery Hampshire, we value diversity and understand the importance of work-life balance. We are open to considering part-time arrangements, job share options, and flexible job locations for this role, given the availability of multiple positions across our Hampshire sites. Recognising the potential benefits, fostering a flexible and accommodating work environment brings, we welcome discussions regarding part-time or job share possibilities, as well as adjustments to working hours or patterns to suit individual circumstances.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Non-Medical Prescriber (nursing/other allied health professional)

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of working within drug and alcohol field/addiction treatment

Skills

Essential

  • Interest in tackling complex or challenging cases
  • Excellent communication skills
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Non-Medical Prescriber (nursing/other allied health professional)

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of working within drug and alcohol field/addiction treatment

Skills

Essential

  • Interest in tackling complex or challenging cases
  • Excellent communication skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

The Castle (Other bases also available)

Castle Hill

Winchester

SO23 8UL


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

The Castle (Other bases also available)

Castle Hill

Winchester

SO23 8UL


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Lead

Carly Goodson

carly.goodson@mpft.nhs.uk

03001240103

Date posted

07 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Job share

Reference number

301-IT-23-5890471-A

Job locations

The Castle (Other bases also available)

Castle Hill

Winchester

SO23 8UL


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