Job Description

Please note that this advert may close early or be extended, depending on the number of applications received. This is a remote role, with national travel.

We’re looking for an experienced Qualified Nurse and Non Medical Prescriber to join our Central Services team as our new Director of Nursing. This is a key appointment for With You, as we continue our mission to radically improve people’s chances of getting better. If you are looking to join a values-driven, forward thinking charity in a senior leadership role, we want to hear from you.

As our new Director of Nursing,  you will ensure that With You operates safely and within the law on all nursing related matters. In this role, you will have strategic oversight of nursing across the charity, striving for best practice and working as a vital member of our Senior Leadership Team to proactively contribute to continually driving improvement. Through your experience and knowledge, you will be the subject matter expert in nursing, ensuring clear leadership and direction to your team, including providing clinical supervisions to our Lead Nurses and supporting the recruitment of new nurses into the organisation.  As well as this, you will:

  • Develop and improve the practice of service based clinicians as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team through reflective practice including case reviews as well as more formal training
  • Be accountable as Non-Medical Prescribing and Infection Control Lead for the organisation
  • Set performance standards and create nursing related policy and operating framework in line with best practice, professional and legal requirements and national guidance
  • Provide evidence based assurance on With You’s compliance and effectiveness in nursing related matters, including supporting others to manage nursing issues and leading related audits

A full job description is available on request.

To apply for this role, you should have current registration with the NMC, along with substantial experience in a leadership position, ideally within the substance misuse sector. You will also be a qualified Non Medical Prescriber. You will have a demonstrable track record of achievement in quality and patient safety, as well as experience of leading transformational change. Through effective communication and innovative thinking, you will be equipped to deliver dynamic and supportive leadership to a geographically dispersed team, with the ability to motivate and develop colleagues. You will be inherently passionate about improving outcomes for clients and will seek to create a culture of empowerment within your team to deliver excellent service across the organisation.

The advertised salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.

About Us

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.


  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 days’ paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card – giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

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