Senior Nurse

Care UK
16 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Break into Prison Healthcare!

Care UK are looking for a Senior Nurse or Primary Care Team Leader (RGN or RMN) to join it's multi-disciplinary team at HMP Grendon and HMP Spring Hill. Nursing in prison is never dull or predictable. On any given day, you might find yourself working in A&E, drugs, mental health or health promotion. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences. HMP Grendon is a Category B secure conditions prison for male adults and HMP Springhill is a Category D open prison with a resettlement regime for male adults.

About the Job:

As a Senior Nurse or Primary Care Team Leader you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making and problem solving skills to provide skilled and evidence based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives. You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff. You'll participate in the on-site and on-call rota to provide 24 hour cover for the service. As the Senior Nurse or Team Leader, you'll also deputise for the Deputy Head of Healthcare in their absence and support them across the range of their duties.

Job Requirements:

To be considered for this role you will be a RGN/RMN and hold a current NMC registration with evidence of continued professional development post registration. We are looking for someone passionate, motivated and dynamic to join the existing team in helping to develop the service.

Further Job Information:

We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis. The salary for this role is up to £35,00 per annum - dependent on experience. We also offer training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, free on-site parking and free use on the on-site gym and low-cost meals in the on-site staff cafe. Please take the opportunity to view some videos of working for Care UK and in Health in Justice - Please note that that role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in 41 prisons 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

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