Non-Medical Prescriber Nurse

Turning Point
45938.00 - 51450.00 GBP Annual + (DOE)
26 May 2024
23 Jun 2024
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Introduction

Please Note: A Full UK Driving License and Access to a Vehicle is an Essential Requirement.

Part Time: 15 Hours Per Week / 2 Days Per Week

Location: Trowbridge & Salisbury

At Turning Point, we support people with substance use issues across the country. As a community based Non-Medial Prescriber Nurse (NMP) or Pharmacist Prescriber in our Connect service, you'll make a real difference to their lives of those experiencing difficulties from drugs and alcohol usage. Passionate about people, you'll enjoy the opportunity and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your nursing or pharmacy career.

Our integrated community drug and alcohol service offers support to individuals across Wiltshire. You will work within a busy prescribing service under the supervision of our Clinical Services Manager, alongside our Clinical Team and specialist Recovery Workers and Peer Mentors to improve the wellbeing of a wide range of individuals.

Role Responsibility

As a community based Non-Medical Prescriber Nurse (NMP) or Pharmacist Prescriber in a busy prescribing service, you will be involved with opiate substitute treatment, alcohol and opiate detoxifications and relapse prevention medications. As part of the wider Wellbeing Team you will also provide support to the nursing team providing Blood Borne Virus screening and vaccinations and will work closely with mental health, physical health and social care services. You'll also help to create a collaborative approach that links Turning Point ever closer to outside professionals and agencies.

In addition to running prescribing clinics, undertaking health and wellbeing assessments, you will contribute to multi-disciplinary meetings providing robust governance and supporting team learning and development. The role will also entail the delivery of both targeted and opportunistic clinical interventions which are likely to include liver elastography, ECG's, Dried Blood Spot Testing, (DBST) for blood borne viruses, Pabrinex and Buprenorphine prolonged-release injections and Hepatitis B vaccinations for those where clinically indicated.

You will attend prescribers meetings, one to one clinical supervision and national prescriber/clinician meetings which will also support your learning and continuous professional development.

As an employee you will have access to RCNi to assist with revalidation, and support from the Clinical Lead (Consultant Psychiatrist), Clinical Services Manager, Turning Point's Head of Nursing and Head of Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Services.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a qualified Non-Medical Prescriber Nurse (NMP) or Pharmacist Prescriber that will join an established team in Trowbridge, you will need to be an excellent communicator, you'll have the ability to develop support packages that are creative, flexible and tailored to the needs of each individual. And of course, we're looking for someone who loves talking to people with different needs, is genuinely interested in helping them, and possesses a deep level of empathy, understanding and patience.

About us

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career - we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • NMC Registration / GPhC Renewal fee paid for
  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future - we're proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 31 days' paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 33 days. Plus the option to buy additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further - including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You'll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service - free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more - all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues' inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to u
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A GBP300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Turning Point

Attached documents
  • SM - Non-Medical Prescriber.pdf
  • SU - NMP (Pharmacist).pdf