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Clinical Matron vacancy

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Job location:
HMP Hewell
B97 6QS
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Job closing date:
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 23:59

I lead by example

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.

Want to know more about HMP Hewell?

HMP Hewell is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service and covers two sites – a closed category B male remand and a category D male open prison, with an operational capacity of 1,104. In the main closed site, there are 6 main house block residential units. There is also a 20 bed inpatient unit which is covered 24 hours a day.

What will you be doing?

As the Clinical Matron you will be responsible for the effective day-to-day operational management of all primary care services across the prison. You will manage primary care service level agreements, ensuring performance-monitoring standards are adhered to and the highest standards of care are maintained.

As a registered adult nurse, you will have a real passion for developing the teams skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

You will have proven post nursing registration experience and experience of key working and care planning as well as evidence of team leadership and supervision of junior staff; participating in planning and/or management meetings at a senior level.

In return for your hard work, you will…

Receive an annual salary of up to £50,000 - 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 plus training and clinical development opportunities.

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

Next steps

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

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

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, with working hours being 8:30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. You will also have the autonomy to flexible working hours should you want to observe an area of practise within one of the functions working outside of core hours.

For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit to HMP Hewell then please contact Briony on the details provided.

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.

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