Career Level Staff
Independent Nurse Prescriber (NMP)
ROAR, Rochdale & Oldham Active Recovery
Salary negotiable dependent on experience between £32,450 and £43,250
At Turning Point, we support people with substance misuse issues across the country. As a community based Independent Nurse Prescriber in our Rochdale & Oldham services, you’ll make a real difference to their lives of those experiencing difficulties from drugs and alcohol usage. Passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the opportunity and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your nursing career.
Our integrated community drug and alcohol service offers support to individuals across Rochdale & Oldham. You will work within a busy prescribing service under the supervision of our Clinical Services Nurse Manager, alongside our Clinical Team and specialist Recovery Workers and Peer Mentors to improve the wellbeing of a wide range of individuals.
As an INP, you will be involved with opiate substitute treatment (OST) interventions benzodiazepine reductions, alcohol and opiate detoxifications and relapse prevention medications. As part of the wider Wellbeing Team you will also provide support for health care assessments, administering detoxification medication for clients, completing alcohol and opiate detoxification assessments, providing Blood Borne Virus screening and vaccinations and will work closely with mental health, physical health and social care services. You’ll also help to create a collaborative approach that links Turning Point ever closer to outside professionals and agencies.
We are seeking an INP that will join an established team, you will need to be an excellent communicator, you’ll have the ability to develop support packages that are creative, flexible and tailored to the needs of each individual. And of course, we’re looking for an INP who loves talking to people with different needs, is genuinely interested in helping them, and possesses a deep level of empathy, understanding and patience.
Running health and social care services as a social enterprise, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and ready for a fresh challenge, progress your career with a sector leader.
Full training and supervision is provided from our Clinical Services Nurse Manager and Clinical Lead. You will have a real opportunity to help shape service delivery and contribute to delivering clinically excellent services.
Along with a competitive salary we also offer the following additional benefits:
‘My Turning Point’ bespoke Reward Discount Scheme sharing a range of online range of offers and discounts including shopping vouchers, discounts on gas and electric bills, gym scheme discounts, up to 55% off the cost of cinema tickets and much more!!
You may also benefit from our Childcare Voucher scheme, our bike to work scheme, season ticket loans and much more!
Receive a GBP 250 bonus for recommending a friend to work for us if they’re employed
Inspired by Possibility Employee of the Year scheme – in recognition of your excellence
Flexible working patterns to support work/home life balance