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Advanced Nurse Practitioner vacancy

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Job location:
HMP Isle of Wight
Parkhurst Road
Isle of Wight
PO30 5RS
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Job closing date:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 23:59

Care About Healthcare?

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same?

Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities? If so, then this could be the role for you!

Care UK is looking for a Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our multi-disciplinary team.

HMP Isle of Wight is a Cat B prison supporting rehabilitation for male adults and is located in Newport, Isle of Wight. It has a total prisoner population of around 1100 – held within two sites – Albany and Parkhurst. There are two primary healthcare centres operating as extended GP surgeries, including providing emergency responses. There is also an Inpatient healthcare unit providing 24 hour care for those with physical health, mental health substance misuse and palliative care needs. Each area has an allocated team leader.

About the Job:

As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with independent prescribing, you'll deliver face to face services, enabling patients to obtain health information from the appropriate health care professional. Providing safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients within the establishment.

You'll be accountable for your own practice including the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge or referral of patients, independent of medical intervention.
Practicing within your own sphere of competence and agreed acceptable limits of practice, you'll assess patients, and order and interpret investigations, diagnose and treat patients who wish to be seen by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. You'll be responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, without supervision, and to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff.

Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient, you'll take an active role within the cross-disciplinary, multi-skilled team to ensure service quality in line with corporate goals and strategy; to assist in the implementation of the wellbeing approach which have a positive impact on the health economy.

The Job Requirements:

You'll be a 1st level Registered Nurse (RGN/RMN) with current registration with the UK Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) and have evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
With a Postgraduate qualification in Advanced Nurse Practice (MSc) and an Independent Nurse Prescribing qualification, you'll have proven experience in acute/primary care nursing and experience of working independently within Nurse Practitioner/Specialist role.

About Care UK:

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in over 42 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.

Further job Information:

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £50,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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