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Receptionist/Administrator – New Longton Surgery, Preston, PR44LU

  • General Information
    New Longton Surgery is seeking an additional enthusiastic and motivated part or full-time Receptionist/Administrator. Our staff turnover is extremely low so this is a rare opportunity to join our small, supportive and friendly team! We work from a purpose built surgery in a village location close to the city of Preston. We provide pro-active, high quality, patient-centred care and are rated as good in all areas by CQC. You will need to love people, be an excellent communicator and be happy working in a flexible manner.
    Ideally you will have experience in General Practice, being able to deliver a number of the following reception and administrative duties:- making appointments; processing prescriptions, queries, letters and referrals; notes summarising and IT skills. We encourage personal and practice development and will ensure you have adequate training and support.
    We are willing to be flexible with hours for the right candidate. Salary will depend on experience and training requirements.
  • To apply
    The staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have and informal visits are welcomed. 01772 214640.
    Please apply to Dr Linda Whitworth (linda.whitworth1@nhs.net) or Mrs Karen Rimmer (karen.rimmer@nhs.net) with a CV and covering letter specifying your ideal number and spread of hours.
  • Closing Date
    March 12th, 2018

Registered Mental Health Nurse – Salus Withnell Hall, Chorley

  • General Information
    How would you like to be working in a pleasant and caring environment as part of a small and integrated multidisciplinary team, delivering high quality short-term care to help people through drug or alcohol detoxification?
    We are looking for experienced registered nurses (Adult or Mental Health) to join our service at Salus Withnell Hall.
    Prior experience in substance misuse treatment would be desirable but not essential as a full induction and in-post training will be provided.
    If you have a genuine interest in caring for this client group and would like to have an informal discussion about joining us, please contact either Saif Bhojani or Javid Iqbal on 07826068402 / 07856356925.
  • To apply
    Saif Bhojani or Javid Iqbal on 07826068402/ 07856356925

Substance Misuse Support Worker

  • General Information
    Main areas of work
    1. Work closely with clinicians in a residential environment, in the assessment and care planning process for service users undergoing drug and alcohol detoxification.
    2. To provide support, advice and information to individuals with substance misuse related problems that are undergoing an inpatient detoxification.
    3. To assist in the delivery of care packages to service users based upon an agreed plan.
    4. To monitor any treatment as prescribed by a clinician, providing support and reassurance to the service user on the management, benefits or side effects of treatment and report any concerns/progress to the nursing/medical staff.
    5. To provide support to clients experiencing distress and enable clients to develop strategies to deal effectively with stressors.
    6. To encourage and support service users to adopt safer practices and healthier lifestyles.
    7. Participate in team meetings and task groups, working towards service developments and specific projects within the team as agreed with Registered Manager.
    8. To assist service users, where appropriate, to address their offending behaviour.
    9. Act autonomously in a non-judgmental way in a variety of difficult situations giving the best possible care/first aid e.g. self-harm or injury.
    10. Contribute to the smooth running of the service, carrying out general duties in cooperation with other team members.
    11. Ensure you maintain accurate, contemporaneous, clinical records, making them available to all members of the team in line with the companies Policies and Procedures.
    12. The post holder will actively seek to extend their own knowledge within the substance misuse field.
    13. Participate in annual appraisal identifying personal training needs and agreeing personal development plan with line manager.
    14. Attend and participate in relevant courses including statutory and mandatory updates and continuing professional development as requested by the Registered Manager.
    15. To participate in the induction process both personally and for new members of the team
    16. To participate in the clinical supervision process
    17. To participate in the evaluation and review of this job description and the role
    Professional Responsibilities
    1. Work constructively with multi disciplinary teams and statutory and voluntary agencies.
    2. Maintain an up to date professional portfolio in line with continuous professional development.
    3. To be aware of and adhere to company’s policies and procedures.
    4. Act as the service user’s advocate when the situation demands it.
    5. Be aware of the policy on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and act accordingly.
    Where necessary relevant training in the operation of new or unfamiliar equipment, software or procedures will be provided or arranged.
  • To apply
    Send CV or call
    Saif Bhojani at saif.bhojani1@nhs.net or 07826068402
    Javid Iqbal at javidonline@hotmail.com or 07856356925