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Job Reference: 49094 D

Non-Medical Prescriber NMP – RMN/ RGN – Residential Substance Misuse Detox

  • Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Gurmail Singh
  • £35000 - £45000

Seven Criminal Justice have an exciting new opportunity available in Cardiff for a dynamic and passionate Nurse to contribute to the ongoing success of the substance misuse service. This exciting role will offer the successful candidate the chance to make a lasting difference to the lives of our service users. The role requires a high level of independent working and competency and provides a number of varied and interesting development opportunities for the right applicant.


£35K – £42K + Recruitment Bonus (pro rata).


27+ days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata) / 6% employer pension contribution / On-site parking / Employee Assistance/Staff Discount scheme (Staff Treats).

The Role:

  • Act as a specialist resource for non-specialist staff, running internal workshops on the detoxification process and medication administration.
  • Liaise closely with the subcontracted GP to ensure services user detoxification is managed safely and effectively.
  • Support staff in identifying dual diagnosis service users and referral to Community Mental Health Team
  • Contribute to the overall performance of the service to ensure that contractual output targets are achieved.
  • Take the lead in responding to and managing clinical emergencies and emerging risks, employing appropriate escalation skills in a calm and efficient manner
  • Develop sound working relationships and develop protocols with drug treatment services and community services to facilitate effective service user care co-ordination on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in daily briefings, share relevant information and provide comprehensive handovers within the team, to ensure continuity of care.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: A Registered Nurse (RMN or RGN) for 3+ years + qualification & Qualified Non-Medical Prescriber (V300)
  • Experience: Previous experience of working within the substance misuse field, including experience of managing alcohol and opiate detoxes, and carrying out comprehensive assessments
  • Hours: Full time (37 hrs per week) or part time (min.18.5 hours). Full time role requires the applicant to be a Qualified Nurse Prescriber.

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

Established in 2011, Seven Criminal Justice is a leading provider of staff to Local Authorities, Prisons, Probation Services, Charities and Private Organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of criminal justice; including Youth Justice, Probation, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Nursing and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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