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Job Reference: 45113

Nurse Team Leader RGN / RMN – Substance Misuse – Cardiff

  • Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Gurmail Singh
  • £27000 - £33000

Seven Criminal Justice are looking for an Health and Nurse Team Leader to fill an exclusive opportunity within a leading addictions service in Cardiff.

The role:

The client provides a recovery orientated service offering psycho-social and clinical interventions to maximise service delivery and user outcomes with a view to reducing offending and re-offending thus protecting the public. The Project is funded jointly by the South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Her Majesties Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and the candidate will work with Health Boards, HM Prison Health Services, Probation Service and Courts to provide the specified clinical provision for Offender Interventions. The post-holder will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary team offering specialist clinical interventions to a cohort of service users.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Nurse Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of community based medical support services that provide access to medical prescribing for the treatment of opiate dependence. They will lead a team of nursing and clinical support staff to deliver services in line with the service specification, working closely and in partnership with the other elements of Offender Interventions.
  • The Nurse Team Leader will ensure that all services are delivered in line with Operational Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ensuring that care is safe, undertaken to a high standard and informed by up-to-date practice.
  • The post holder should therefore be committed to evidence-based practice, sound clinical governance and continual improvement, and have a desire to firmly embed these principles within the team.
  • S/he will have strong management skills, and an ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Manage, motivate and lead designated staff within the Offender Interventions clinical staff team.
  • Ensure high quality service delivery for clients in their region.
  • Co-ordinate and cover for clinical staff as required.
  • Deliver onsite dispensing of substitute opiate medication in the community and provide support for service users accessing community pharmacies when required.
  • Follow Controlled Drug Policies and Procedures
  • Undertake comprehensive clinical assessments
  • Ensure adherence to systems for reporting any untoward incidents, records of qualifications, accreditation and training, as well as supervision and Continuing Professional Development, complaints and positive feedback.
  • Ensure that the service operates and is developed in a way that encompasses and promotes partnership and supports a holistic, multi agency approach to the complex needs of this client group
  • Planning and implementing changes to improve service delivery
  • Responsibility for performance management, ensuring that services collect, collate, and report the required information and data; identify areas of under-performance and plan and implement actions to improve performance.
  • Prepare and co-ordinate high quality written reports, and ensure that data recording and reporting requirements are fully met by the staff team.
  • Provide support with staff recruitment and human resource issues within the service.
  • Support the development of effective links with mental health, GP prescribing and other voluntary and statutory sector providers and agencies.
  • Line manage designated staff within the service.
  • Work within the parameters of the Welsh Governments substance misuse treatment frameworks and other relevant community prescribing guidelines.

This post has been identified as requiring the post holder to provide evidence of BBV immunisation status in order to carry out the role effectively. The role may require the post holder to undertake Dry Blood Spot Testing/ Substance Misuse Testing/ Working in Needle Exchange or is a clinical role and therefore the client wishes to ensure that staff are not at risk of infection or transmission of a disease that may affect their own or patient safety. Staff will therefore need to evidence their immunisation history, exemption or non-responder on commencement of employment or at routine intervals at the request of the Organisation

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: First level registered nurse with recent relevant post qualification (RMN or RGN)
  • Experience: Experience in Substance Misuse
  • Compliance: NMC Pin
  • Hours: Full time 37.5 hours
  • Salary: £27,567 – £32,351

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