Job Details

Substance Misuse Nurse

City, Liverpool, United Kingdom, British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP 27953.00-38129.00 Annual Annual, Permanent

Posted: 5 days ago


Job Outline

To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of detainees in line with professional, contractual and company requirements

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

* Provide health and social care to detainees to ensure a professional service is delivered in line with professional, contractual and company standards, including security instructions.
* Undertake assessments of detainees to identify physical and mental health needs and determine the appropriate level of intervention, care and management.
* To work predominantly within own area of specialism but to operate as part of a team delivering generic primary care services.
* Liaise with key stakeholders, including external agencies, to ensure the delivery of an effective and appropriate health service.
* Provide professional advice and support to allied health professionals and non-clinical staff to ensure the effective health and social care of offenders in line with current best practice.
* Coach, support and supervise healthcare staff, as required, to develop their skills in line with professional standards and current best practice as appropriate.
* Promote an understanding of, and develop health and social care services within the detention environment to maximise personal well-being and promote independence.
* Promotion of a positive health, safety and infection control culture to maintain a safe environment for all stakeholders.
* Administer medications in accordance with professional standards and company policies and procedures.
* Complete all relevant documentation to deadline in accordance with professional, contractual and company requirements.
* To work at all times within the bounds of confidentiality, adhering to data protection and maintaining Caldicott Guidelines.
* Communicate effectively with appropriate others to minimise risk.
* To operate within the equality and diversity framework.
* Participate in bi annual Employee Development Review (EDR).
* Engage where appropriate in the selection, training and development of healthcare professionals and other related staff, in conjunction with appropriate others.
* Operate in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct and company policies and procedures, adhering to legislation and best practice, undertaking further training as identified in conjunction with Line Manager.
* Any additional duties as negotiated with your Line Manager.

Skills and Knowledge

* Part 1 NMC registration
* Experience of working within a team
* Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy
* Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
* Able to work within challenging and complex situations
* Experience of working with potentially aggressive people
* Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels

Job Details

Full Time
City, Liverpool, United Kingdom
British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP 27953.00-38129.00 Annual Annual