Independent Non-Medical Prescriber


Main area
Community Services
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
SS Tower Hamlets Drug & Alcohol Service
£38,035 to £48,256 pa inc HCA
01/07/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


Independent Non-Medical Prescriber - Band 7

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a  Band 7 Independent Non-Medical Prescriber in the Tower Hamlets  Drug and Alcohol Treatment System - RESET Treatment Service.

This is an exciting and challenging role in providing substance misuse interventions to those residents who are in need of our services in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

The role will provide opportunities for your personal and professional development.
The service is part of East London NHS Foundation Trust, a centre of excellence for innovation and improvement.

East London NHS Foundation Trust have a strong reputation for consistently delivering high quality drug and alcohol services to culturally diverse and vibrant communities.

The post holder will be based at RESET Treatment Service in Beaumont House, Mile End Hospital, Tower Hamlets. Although there is an expectation that the role may operate out of satellite services within the borough.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, highly motivated and forward thinking.
You will have the ability to show compassion and connect with our service users. You will have the ability to empower service users to care for themselves and fulfil their personal ambitions for recovery.

You will have the ability to work in partnership with service users and other professionals, deliver evidence based interventions, and reflect on your work.

You will be a role model and will have the ability to empower staff to deliver a high quality service.
You will understand the core principles of leadership, innovation and change management.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please call Mark Duncan, ELFT Addiction Services Deputy General Manager, on 0208 121 5301 for further information about the post and the service.

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