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Team Leader/NMP

Job Reference: 847-A-18-2149

Spectrum Community Health
South Shields
Band 7

Spectrum Community Health CIC is a community owned, award winning health provider. Our recent success at achieving four new contracts demonstrates our policy of innovation and continuous improvement, and is testimony to our committed and talented teams. As a Social Enterprise our profits are reinvested into our staff and services, and we benefit from being independent, large enough to provide a level of security, yet small enough to be able to make things happen.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide healthcare services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society, from diverse backgrounds, who present a full range of general, mental health and recovery concerns.

Our Adult Recovery Service is an established and professional substance misuse team.  We are looking to recruite a qualified and experienced Team Leader who is a Nurse Prescriber in substance misuse. We are looking to expand the service in innovative ways, utilising technology to provide flexible working, and you will be involved in this development, and through leading the team through this period of improvement.

You will be encouraged to develop your 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.

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

Spectrum offers National NHS Terms and Conditions, including access to the NHS Pension Scheme. For other benefits and details of our services please check the links to this advert.


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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