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/clerical development?
We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. 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 Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse 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 will need to have experience in Substance Misuse and within a prison environment.
You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £36,720 per annum - 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 Brixton 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
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Wendy Atherley the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Wendy will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Brixton if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
In July 2012, following a long history as a named prison, Brixton became a resettlement prison, housing category C/D prisoners., it no longer serves any courts.
There are several rehabilitation programmes that the patients are on whilst within HMP Brixton. These include the Clink Charity, which offers prisoners training towards gaining a nationally recognised NVQ qualification in careers such as catering and hospitatily so that when they leave they are able to find employment.
HMP Brixton will be celebrating its 200th Anniversary in 2019.
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.