Specialised Nurse Prescriber – Primarily based in Bristol City Centre

This is an exciting and flexible opportunity to work across the three locations served by the Homeless Health Service. The locations are The Homeless Health Service in Jamaica Street, the Rapid Prescribing Service in Bridewell Police Station and Engagement and Early Intervention (EEI) team based at Bristol Drugs Project (BDP).

BrisDoc provides a number of healthcare services for the NHS including GP Out of Hours, Daytime GP Practices in Broadmead Medical Centre, Northville Family Practice, the Homeless Health Service, and an Acute GP team based in two Bristol Acute Hospital Trusts. We employ more than 300 staff members and work with an additional 150 independent contractors.

You will provide health care, advice and support to people experiencing issues with drugs and alcohol and offer rapid access prescribing to service users who are being re-integrated into the community from the criminal justice system.

You will work as an independent prescribing practitioner within small multi professional teams, providing nursing assessments and interventions to individuals in a variety of different settings.

You will act as an advocate for clients and facilitate their interaction with health care and third sector agencies.

At BrisDoc, we pride ourselves on being a fantastic place to work; somewhere that you will feel valued, supported, developed and part of a family. We strive to make sure every member of the team feels proud of the work they do and the service that we offer to over 1 million patients across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Successful applicants will be Registered Nurse (RGN) and have post qualified experience of working with substance misusers and/or homelessness. You will also have ability to deliver opportunistic counselling to this client group. We are also seeking applicants who recognise the importance of a patient-focused service with flexibility to meet the needs of our patients and service demands, and have excellent interpersonal, team-working and customer service skills. 

  • Hours: Flexible contracted hours up to 20 hours per week. Ideally Monday to Friday
  • Salary: £36,000 pa – £40,000pa (pro rata) subject to qualifications and experience
  • Other benefits: NHS Pension (offering 14.38% employers contribution)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Locations: To include Homeless Health Service in Jamaica St., Rapid Prescribing Team in The Bridewell Police Station and Bristol Drug Project in Brunswick Square – Bristol

Closing date: 24th June 2018 17:00

Interviews held on: Friday 6th July 2018

To apply: please download an application pack BrisDoc Application Form Pack and submit to hr-admin@brisdoc.org. For more information please contact the HR Team on 0117 9370913, or job for specific inquires please contact Sheila Shatford: Sheila.shatford@nhs.net

To apply: please download an application pack and submit to hr-admin@brisdoc.org. For more information, please contact the HR Team on 0117 9370913.

HHS Nurse – Prescriber JD June 2018- Final (1)

Post expires at 5:00pm on Sunday 24th June 2018