Clinical care coordinator

Location: Manchester  |  Greater Manchester  |  England
Sector: Criminal Justice
Consultant: Jim Garwood
Job Reference: 33918
Salary: £25000 - £40000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary

To provide specialist nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services in Prison, to include issuing medication, harm reduction, BBV testing, screening and patient education.

Responsible for the day to day management and leadership of the staff responsible for clinical delivery in the absence of the lead nurse .

Undertake the collection and review of statistical data for performance monitoring purposes.

Deliver clinical interventions which are recovery focused, integrated, and effective and delivered to a high standard.

Qualifications & Training

    • NMC UK registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years post registration experience.
    • Experience and evidence of clinical leadership inclusive of clinical supervision
    • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
    • Non-Medical Prescriber qualification or willingness to undertake relevant training

BBV awareness

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care inclusive of medically assisted recovery as well as a wide range of psycho social interventions. Utilising knowledge of appropriate recovery models.
  • Ability to direct and co-ordinate programmes of care working autonomously and collaborativel
  • Effective organisational skills
  • The ability to work in a changing, demanding and stressful situation
  • IT systems skills
  • Commitment to high standards of service.
  • An ability to manage potentially challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with the ability to demonstrate fluency, clarity and effectiveness at all levels, including the development of sound therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Ability to instruct and direct others.
  • Ability to make judgements involving complicated situations, patient assessments and discharge.
  • Experience of reporting and investigating incidents and complaints
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Ability to provide leadership to other staff members on a wide range of issues

Experience & Knowledge

  • Clinical experience in Substance Misuse inclusive of alcohol/Primary Care /Emergency services
  • Experience of working directly within the substance misuse field inclusive of alcohol
  • Understanding of the roles, values, procedures and standards of working in a prison environment
  • Evidence of experience in embracing and implementing change to provide high quality health outcome
  • Understanding of resource management, Risk and Safety, Quality and Governance issues.
  • Experience in dispensing and administration of controlled drugs.
  • Experience and knowledge of ordering and maintaining controlled drug stock
  • Experience working with and managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Understanding of resource management, risk assessments, health and safety and quality and governance issues and recognised national best practice (including the ‘Orange Book’, and Nice Guidelines)
  • Demonstrates ability to use audit and improve quality.
  • Understanding and experience of the harmful effects of substance misuse on social health and well being, inclusive of BBV’s
  • Understanding of good management practice to support, develop and monitor staff

 

Job Summary

To provide specialist nursing care for patients accessing substance misuse services in Prison, to include issuing medication, harm reduction, BBV testing, screening and patient education.

Responsible for the day to day management and leadership of the staff responsible for clinical delivery in the absence of the lead nurse .

Undertake the collection and review of statistical data for performance monitoring purposes.

Deliver clinical interventions which are recovery focused, integrated, and effective and delivered to a high standard.

Qualifications & Training

    • NMC UK registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years post registration experience.
    • Experience and evidence of clinical leadership inclusive of clinical supervision
    • Evidence of Continued Professional Development
    • Non-Medical Prescriber qualification or willingness to undertake relevant training

BBV awareness

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to maintain and monitor high standards of care inclusive of medically assisted recovery as well as a wide range of psycho social interventions. Utilising knowledge of appropriate recovery models.
  • Ability to direct and co-ordinate programmes of care working autonomously and collaborativel
  • Effective organisational skills
  • The ability to work in a changing, demanding and stressful situation
  • IT systems skills
  • Commitment to high standards of service.
  • An ability to manage potentially challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with the ability to demonstrate fluency, clarity and effectiveness at all levels, including the development of sound therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Ability to instruct and direct others.
  • Ability to make judgements involving complicated situations, patient assessments and discharge.
  • Experience of reporting and investigating incidents and complaints
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Ability to provide leadership to other staff members on a wide range of issues

Experience & Knowledge

  • Clinical experience in Substance Misuse inclusive of alcohol/Primary Care /Emergency services
  • Experience of working directly within the substance misuse field inclusive of alcohol
  • Understanding of the roles, values, procedures and standards of working in a prison environment
  • Evidence of experience in embracing and implementing change to provide high quality health outcome
  • Understanding of resource management, Risk and Safety, Quality and Governance issues.
  • Experience in dispensing and administration of controlled drugs.
  • Experience and knowledge of ordering and maintaining controlled drug stock
  • Experience working with and managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Understanding of resource management, risk assessments, health and safety and quality and governance issues and recognised national best practice (including the ‘Orange Book’, and Nice Guidelines)
  • Demonstrates ability to use audit and improve quality.
  • Understanding and experience of the harmful effects of substance misuse on social health and well being, inclusive of BBV’s
  • Understanding of good management practice to support, develop and monitor staff