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Primary Care Nurse (RGN) vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC08974
Job location:
HMP Dovegate
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
ST14 8XR
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 23:59

Are you looking for something unique?

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 clinical 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.

What can we offer you?

As a Registered Nurse Adult you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. You could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency.

You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £30,090 FTE - depending on experience; free DBS check, free uniform, 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 for part-time) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

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

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Preceptorship (newly qualified practitioners)
• 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

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Briony Dove 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 Dovegate if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

HMP Dovegate is a male Category B training prison caring for over 1133 male adult prisoners over the age of 21, most serving a range of long-term sentences. HMP Dovegate’s large modern healthcare facilities enable us to deliver “Exceptional Care” to our patient group. We provide a range of both physical and psychosocial health care service, including long term conditions, primary care, wound care, sexual health, mental health services, substance misuse, social care and pharmacy.

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.