Health and Wellbeing Nurse Practitioner

    Published
    Dec 5, 2018
    Location
    Wirral, United Kingdom
    Category
    Medical  
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    2019/01/21
    Work Hours
    37.5
    Job Salary
    £26,759.47 per annum (pro rata)
    Salary Units
    Annually
    Reference
    CGL2856
    Region
    Wirral

    Description

    An exciting new 9 month opportunity has arisen to develop your professional career within a creative and exciting organisation.

    Change Grow Live is a health and social care charity, working with individuals, families and communities affected by substance misuse, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse and anti-social behaviour.

    Skills

    As directed by management and line managed by the health and wellbeing Team Lead, the post-holder will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team within Wirral Ways to Recovery, leading on vaccinations, wellbeing interventions, blood borne virus screening, health and wellbeing assessments, supporting drug and alcohol prescribing and detoxification programs and support the team in the development and delivery of clinical health.

    Responsibilities

    You will undertake duties across the four Wirral Ways to Recovery hubs and be involved in day to day operation, management and development of drug and alcohol prevention, treatment, recovery and wellbeing interventions. This will include undertaking comprehensive alcohol specialist nurse assessments, health triage, onward referrals and sign posting. You will ensure that service users drinking at increasing risk, harmful and dependent levels have equitable access to health interventions designed to reduce the harms related to alcohol on their physical and mental wellbeing.

    Experience Requirements

    Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users’ benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

    We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.