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Advanced Nurse Practitioner Health in Justice vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC08385
Job location:
HMP Foston Hall
Derby
DE65 5DN
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 23:59

Job Summary

Care UK are looking for an Advanced Nursing Practitioner to join our multi-disciplined team at HMP Foston Hall.

This is a highly delicate and interesting role working with a vulnerable and often segregated group of people who perhaps have not had access to healthcare.

This is your chance to make a difference.

HMP Foston Hall is a closed female prison holding females ages 18 and over located in Derbyshire.

About Care UK

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in over 35 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.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Facilitate clear patient pathways
• Take a person centered approach to service delivery, based on clear understanding and experience of the wellbeing approach.
• Be responsible and accountable for assessing health and / or social needs of patients within the secure setting.
• Be able to incorporate the nurse’s role in health education.
• Maintain and develop clinical competence and knowledge of care delivery within the health in Justice setting using both formal and informal training methods.
• To work closely with the medical practitioners in the provision of quality, evidence-based care to patients within the health in justice setting.
• To take a lead role in the provision of Palliative care and other specialist nursing services within the health in justice environment.

Professional and Educational Responsibilities

• To work within the professional Code of Conduct and other directives as defined by the NMC.
• To undertake appropriate personal and professional development to meet the requirements of NMC Registration and revalidation.
• To ensure own educational commitment is at least sufficient to maintain PREP requirements and to ensure own mandatory training certificates are current, in line with Care UK Education and training policy.
• To regularly participate in clinical supervision.
• To demonstrate a clear understanding of the accountability and legal implications of the nurse triage/Assessment role.
• To participate in regular performance review with Head of Nursing / Service Manager / Medical lead using agreed competency framework appropriate to the individual’s scope of practice.

Additional information

We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this.

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

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.