Charge Nurse

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
Perth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Prison Healthcare HMP Perth / HMP Open Estate Substance Misuse Charge Nurse/NMP- Band 6 2 x Full Time Permanent Posts Salary Scale: £31,800 - £39,168 Due to an extensive service redesign an opportunity has arisen for experienced registered nurse to join the Prison Healthcare Substance Misuse Team. Prison Healthcare delivers safe, effective, patient centred care in line with NHS Tayside Vision, Values and Aims, to the male community within HMP Perth and HMP Open Estate at Castle Huntly. The Charge Nurses within the Substance Misuse Team provide nurse lead Assessments and Interventions, for patients who are substance users and in custody. This includes assessment, care planning, psychosocial interventions and community liaison. The post holder will work in collaboration with the wider multi disciplinary Prison Healthcare team of General Practitioners, Primary Care Team, Mental Health Team, AHP and Pharmacy Team, as well as other internal and external agencies. The Charge Nurse will have a supervisory role to band 5 colleagues and to share knowledge and experience with the wider Prison Healthcare team. We seek an applicant who can display good communication and interpersonal skills, who is committed and motivated to undertaking training in Non Medical Prescribing and in delivering recovery focused high quality safe and effective care to this complex patient group within this unique setting. Applicants are encouraged to take the opportunity of an informal visit to HMP Perth in order to familiarise themselves with what is a unique care environment. You must be registered on Sub-part 1: RN1 or RN3 of the NMC Register Informal enquiries to: Sheena Petrie, Acting Senior Charge Nurse, Substance Misuse Team 01738 458147 Hours of Work: To be agreed Shifts covering 07:00-21:30 hours, 7 days per week NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
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