I help to make 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. As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 2 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2019 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country. HMP Wormwood Scrubs is a large category B remand prison, which can currently house up to 1,296 prisoners, with an inpatient unit of 17 beds and a pharmacy dispensary facility.
Interested in clinical/clerical development?
We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. 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 £32,640 - depending 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, free uniform and DBS. Additional onsite benefits include free parking, free gym onsite gym access (outside regime hours) and discounted canteen/mess. HMP Wormwood Scrubs is a Category B men's prison, located in the Wormwood Scrubs area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Locate within 10 minute walk from East Acton tube station and within 20 minutes walk from White City tube station.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Isabelle Bray the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Isabelle will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Wormwood Scrubs if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. Part-time applications are also welcome. Applications from newly qualified nurses will also be considered -those with 1 years experience with different areas of exposure. 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 equality, diversity and inclusion.As a Registered Adult Nurse within Primary Care, you'll be an integral part of the healthcare team and will be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse led clinics, reviewing patient’s histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.
You will also be working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team, alongside the substance misuse and mental health teams.