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Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse

The Forward Trust

GU237LJ

Permanent

£28407 - £34581/annum

GU237LJ

Posted: 11/06/2024

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Band 5 Substance Misuse Nurse
Location: HMP Send, Woking GU23 7LJ
Salary: £28,407 - £34,581 per annum
Are you looking for a challenging, creative, rewarding and fast paced work environment? Do you want the opportunity to be part of a nurse-led service utilising all of your clinical and interpersonal skills?
If yes then Prison Nursing is for you.
Who we are?
For more than 30 years, Forward have been working with people building positive and productive lives, whatever their past. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.
We believe and are committed to providing opportunities to all people including those with ‘Lived Experience’ we encourage applications from all background including those in recovery from addiction, co-dependency or gambling, have experience of previous offending or homelessness.
What you will be doing?
You would be working as part of a wellbeing & recovery team with a mixture of psychosocial and clinical interventions to support the prison population. This unique environment houses a large and diverse population that need your nursing abilities. There are many opportunities to develop new skills and this role is ideal for nurses seeking to broaden their knowledge and understanding of caring for high risk adults often with complex needs.
We emphasise good collaborative working across teams and regular cross functional meetings to encourage learning and development within the team.
What are we looking for?
The successful candidate is driven to provide high-quality clinical assessment and treatment to substance dependent prisoners, working in partnership with HM Prison Services and other stakeholders. You are driven to deliver high standards of nursing care and interventions and demonstrate leadership qualities. You have a flexible and can-do approach to work, invested in providing great care to our clients.
What we offer
Alongside Simply Health coverage, and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:
* NMC Pin paid
* Revalidation Appraisal online portfolio including a journal subscription
* 6 days of CPD per year
* Mentorship opportunities
* Retention interviews
* Support with your revalidation
* Training opportunities and career development
* Season Ticket Loan Scheme
* Crisis Loan Scheme
* Electric Car Scheme
* 3 x Wellbeing Days (Pro rata'd for Part Time Employees)
* Access to Blue Light Card
* Simply Health Cashback Scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* 25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
* Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
* Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
* Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)
To Apply
If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for the Forward Trust, please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application.
Forward Trust reserve the right to close applications early

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