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Specialist Health & Wellbeing Nurse/NMP

Job Reference: 847-A-18-2030

Spectrum Community Health
Durham and/or South Tyneside
Band 6

An established and professional substance misuse team is looking to recruite a qualified Nurse Prescriber who has substance misuse as their specialism. We are looking to expand the service in innovative ways, utilising technology to provide fixable working.

There are two roles: one in Durham/Bishop Auckland and one in South Shields.  Part time working is possible.   Please state which location you wish to apply for in your application.

The post holder will be encouraged to develop their leadership and work autonomously but within a supportive management structure. We are looking for some one who can work within a partnership arrangement supporting non-statutory staff, providing training and expert advice when needed.

Spectrum holds clients at the centre of its values and we want our staff to embrace a client-focused approach to all their care plans and interventions. Utilisng the 'every contact counts' model to be as cost effective and inclusive as possible.

Afull driving licence is essential and applicants should have has access to own transport.

Spectrum’s Terms and Conditions are comparable with those offered by the NHS (Agenda for Change or Medical and Dental), therefore, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including membership of the NHS pension scheme, life insurance, discounts, free parking (at the majority of sites, subject to availability). A full list of employee rewards and benefits is contained in the separate document attached.

The post holder will be expected to undertake safeguarding training (Children and Adults) appropriate to their role and adhere to policies and procedures relevant to the area they work in.

Thank you for your interest in our post. Before you apply please ensure you read the following:

  • All communication will be sent via NHS jobs so please check your account regularly

  • Please read all the documentation before applying to ensure you tailor your application specifically to our post

  • Due to the large volume of applications we do not have the facility to respond to everyone. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion

  • Please apply early - we may close early should we receive sufficient applications

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.

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