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Substance Misuse
Band 6
Part Time - 15 hours per week
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Beacon House
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum, pro rata
25/02/2019 23:59
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Nurse - Non Medical Prescriber

Band 6

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, across one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West. 

The Trust employs around 4750 people, who make a difference across 130 locations. Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:

  • We are caring and compassionate
  • We inspire hope
  • We work together
  • We value and respect
  • We are open and honest 

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments. 

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care. 

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’


We are seeking a Non-Medical Prescriber with a passion for working with service users within the Drug and Alcohol field to join the clinical team within Achieve Bolton.

The post holder will be responsible for assessment and implementation of substitute prescribed treatment for opiate addiction, alcohol and opiate detoxification, and relapse prevention medications.

Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with staff at all levels, as well as members of the public and external organisations.

If you enjoy working in a busy prescribing team, with service users on an individual basis, assisting them to move forward to achieve their goals this post is will offer you the chance to develop your skills as a prescriber and offer you further career development.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Ann McKernan on 01204 483090 or 07818527539


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