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City, Dundee, United Kingdom, British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP 440.00-29034.00 Annual Annual, Not specified

Posted: 10 days ago


An opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse to join the Prison Healthcare Substance Misuse Nursing 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 Practitioner Nurses within the Substance Misuse Team provide nurse lead Assessments and Interventions, for patients who are substance users and in custody. This includes access to medication for substitute prescribing, psychosocial interventions and community liaison, while working in collaboration with the wider multi disciplinary Prisoner Healthcare team of, General Practitioners, Mental Health Team and Pharmacy Team, as well as other internal and external agencies. We seek an applicant who can display good communication and interpersonal skills, who is committed and motivated to delivering recovery focused high quality safe and effective care to this complex patient group within this unique setting.

All 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 RNA or RN3 of the NMC Register

Hours of work are: 37.5 hours weekly
Shifts covering 07:00-21:30 hours, 7 days per week

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City, Dundee, United Kingdom
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British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP 440.00-29034.00 Annual Annual