Senior Mental Health Nurse

Recruiter
Care UK
Location
Thetford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
07 Feb 2019
Ref
HC10725-284033
Sector
Mental Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I treat more than just symptoms…

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate? Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be. HMP Wayland is a Category C male training prison, located near the village of Griston in Norfolk. The site is built up of 13 residential units and has a full healthcare unit. HMP Wayland is 24 miles from the main city of Norwich and 15 miles from Thetford. Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Wayland and will begin delivering services on 1st April 2019; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Wayland, we’re looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse to support us and the existing team in this new venture.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. CBT, ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £34,000 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support. Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities. Onsite benefits at HMP Wayland include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Alex Tigwell, the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Alex will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job. For further information please contact Alex on: 01189 521 869 or Alexandra.Tigwell@careuk.com

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £34,000 - dependent on experience. This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

As a Senior Mental Health Nurse, you will provide a holistic package of care to patients within the prison system, working with the team to develop and maintain delivery of high quality, individualised, evidence based patient centred nursing care. You’ll manage the assessment of health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care for the prison population, including clinical risk assessment. You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services within the Mental Health Team.

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