Independent Nurse Prescriber- Hospital Liaison

Milton Keynes Adult Service

Full-time (37 hours) 

Circa £34,000

Ref: 048/17

We are seeking a Hospital Liaison Nurse prescriber to be based within our Milton Keynes adult service and Milton Keynes university hospital (MKUH). You will be required to work a 37 hour per week on a shift basis to ensure the service covers peak hours within the hospital and treatment provider. The role is required to work across various locations and requires a flexible approach to engagement. Working as part of the wider multidisciplinary team in Milton Keynes you will complete assessments and develop treatment care packages for patients who have drug and alcohol problems.

You will be part of a team working across MKUH and Compass Adult and Young People’s substance misuse services to provide continuity of care between the hospital and community treatment. The team will provide a range of interventions in all settings to ensure a higher uptake of engagement in community services improving the general health of those misusing substances, with a view to reducing attendance and admission to MKUH for drug and alcohol related health issues and lead in the management of alcohol related pharmacological intervention including community detoxification.

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

We offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users
  • Generous pension scheme                                      
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

To apply please send competed Application and Equality monitoring forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date for completed applications is midday on 31 July 2017

Interviews to be held week commencing: 14 August 2017

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.