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Senior Mental Health Nurse (NMP) vacancy

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HMP Pentonville
Greater London
N7 8TT
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Job closing date:
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference!

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 2019 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.

Looking for something different?

We're looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse (Non Medical Prescriber) to support our multi-disciplinary healthcare team at HMP Pentonville. This will mean working inside the prison within healthcare and on the prison wings. HMP Pentonville is a Category B men's prison located in the area of the London Borough of Islington, North London.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

You will be a registered Mental Health Nurse with a substance misuse background. Your role will be holding competent Substance Misuse prescribing clinics. You will work closely with the GP’s and pharmacy team to ensure safe and adequate prescribing. Leading on safer prescribing within the Substance Misuse Population

You will need to have evidence of non medical prescribing as well as Mental health experience.
We recognise training and development is key, therefore we have an onsite training centre to facilitate for your needs.

If you are new to offender health, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this role.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Isabelle Bray, the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Isabelle will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Pentonville if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

The work is interesting and varied and is an opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives, enabling them to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing.

The Salary is between £45,000-£55,000 per annum dependant on experience and is a permanent part time role for 37.5 hours per week.

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.