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Mental Health Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10755
Job location:
HMP Foston Hall
Derby
DE65 5DN
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 23:59

I treat more than just symptoms

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 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

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £28,000 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 YOI Foston Hall 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 a Mental Health Nurse at HMP YOI Foston Hall, you will provide a holistic package of care to patients within the prison system, working with the team ensuring the delivery of high quality, individualised, evidence based patient centred nursing care. You’ll manage the assessment of health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care for the prison population, including clinical risk assessment.
You should possess a good working knowledge of conducting risk assessments and care planning as well as someone who is creative and forward thinking to work through the issues that may arise in this challenging but exciting environment. Knowledge in therapeutic interventions such as CBT or Steps to Wellbeing are desirable but transferable clinical skills will be considered with appropriate training provided.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Christie Hughes, the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Christie will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP YOI Foston Hall 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.

For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact Christie on 01189521812 or christie.hughes@careuk.com.

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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