NMP Team Leader

Milton Keynes

Full Time (37hrs) Mon – Fri

Salary: Circa £45,000

Ref: 049/17

Compass is a rapidly expanding independent sector organisation providing substance misuse services across England. In Milton Keynes Compass provides a large integrated drug and alcohol service providing all elements of the treatment system and we are seeking an experienced NMP team leader to lead a team of link Workers, recovery workers and nurses. The NMP will work under the guidance of the service manager and the Compass lead nurse. The team leader will provide NMP clinics and in conjunction with the service manager the will support:

·         Effective partnership/stakeholder relationships

·         Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

·         Service development

·         Performance management

·         Quality assurance

·         Efficient national and local reporting

·         Compliance with national and contractual obligations including CQC registration and performance against payment by result targets. 

·         contribute to Management meetings 

The successful applicant will have experience of leading within a substance misuse service and be able to work flexibly to support the changing needs of the environment. The post holder will have experience in developing relationships with key partners and hold a detailed knowledge of all forms of substance misuse treatment including psycho-social and harm reduction, and be committed to managing a service that provides recovery focused interventions.

The post holder will share Compass commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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 completed 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