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Advanced Nurse Practitioner vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10322
Job location:
HMP Wakefield
Love Lane
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 9AG
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 23:59

I treat more than just symptoms

Are you looking for a new challenge in a role where two days are never the same?

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 2018 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

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. 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 £51,000 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, childcare vouchers plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMP Wakefield include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

What do we need from you so you can do 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.

Next Steps..

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Alexandra Tigwell, the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Alexandra will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Wakefield if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

Further Information

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £51,000 - 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, including Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) for HMP Wakefield.

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