Are you looking for something different?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse, or soon to qualify, and want a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!
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. We are the market leader, providing care to over 30,000 patients in over 40 prisons across the country.
Our core values are; everyone makes a difference, patients are at the heart of everything we do and together we make things better. If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!
Interested in development?
We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service. Examples include 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. As as team and manager essentials training.
About the job..
As a Registered Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the senior team at HMP Huntercombe, bringing your well-developed clinical skills, passion for care and leadership skills to the role. With plenty of primary care experience, you will be leading from the front, keeping your skills sharp by delivering some clinics directly and developing knowledge within the team to continually improve the care for patients at HMP Huntercombe.
This is a leadership role and with your team leaders you will model a culture of compassion, care, courage, commitment, communication and competence. The role will include providing support and mentorship; drawing the best from our staff and improving the quality of care received by patients at HMP Huntercombe.
As the Clinical Lead at HMP Huntercombe you will be innovative, bringing fresh ideas and solutions to the challenges of proving healthcare in a prison that is also changing its focus to a remand and resettlement prison; you will see men at beginning and end of their time in prisons, both are times of transition in the community and require a coordinated approach to continuity of care with other services.
You’ll receive an annual salary of £36,000-£38,000 FTE - depending on experience; free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support.
As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Huntercombe include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Regular clinical supervision
• Supported development into specialities such as diabetes or asthma
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Jen Davey the Internal Recruiter for this role. They will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Huntercombe if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
HMP Huntercombe is a category C adult male establishment holding a solely foreign national population in order to support government priorities on the deportation of foreign national offenders. Care UK manage the primary care and mental health services at HMP Huntercombe including long term conditions, health promotion, sexual health, smoking cessation, weight management groups, well-man clinics.
Additional providers offer services in substance misuse, social care, podiatry and physiotherapy, dental and optical.
Shift pattern/working hours are 07:45 – 18.30, weekdays and weekends 08:30 -16:30.
HMP Huntercombe does not offer 24 hour healthcare and as such there are no night shifts.
Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.