Mental Health Nurse

Recruiter
Care UK
Location
Norwich
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jan 2019
Closes
07 Feb 2019
Ref
HC10727-284273
Sector
Mental Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Everyone of us makes a difference..

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 Bure is a category C male prison built on part of the former RAF Coltishall site, 7 miles north of Norwich. The prison was constructed throughout 2009 and currently holds 650+ prisoners. HMP Bure has residential units and a full healthcare unit. Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Bure 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 Bure, we’re looking for a 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..

The full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis across 7 days. The salary for this role is up to £30,000 per annum FTE - dependent on experience. Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Christie Hughes, the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Christie will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job. For more information, please contact Christie on: 01189 521 812 or Christie.Hughes@careuk.com

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £30,000 - dependent on experience. 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.

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service. You should possess a good working knowledge of conducting risk assessments and care planning as well as someone who is creative and forward thinking to work through the issues that may arise in this challenging but exciting environment. Knowledge in therapeutic interventions such as CBT or Steps to Wellbeing are desirable but transferable clinical skills will be considered with appropriate training provided. If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

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