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Senior Primary Care Nurse vacancy

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Job number:
Job location:
HMP Pentonville
Greater London
N7 8TT
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Job closing date:
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 23:59

I help to make a difference!

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same?

Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities? If so, then this could be the role for you!

Care UK is looking for a Senior Primary Care Nurse to join our multi-disciplined team at HMP Pentonville.

HMP Pentonville is a Cat B/C adult male prison located in the borough of Islington in London.

Responsible To

The salary range for this role is up to £36,000 per annum – dependent on experience. We offer a variety of benefits including:

Training and development opportunities
Company contributory pension scheme
25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Staff well-being
Access to bank hours
CPD and re-validation support
Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts and other onsite benefits

About the job

As a Senior Nurse you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making and problem solving skills to provide skilled and evidence based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff.

You'll participate in the on-site and on-call rota to provide 24 hour cover for the service.

As Team Leader, you'll also deputise for the Deputy Head of Healthcare in their absence and support them across the range of their duties.

About you

To be considered for this role you will be a RGN and hold a current NMC registration with evidence of continued professional development post registration.

We are looking for someone passionate, motivated and dynamic to join the existing team in helping to develop the service.

About us

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 28,000 offenders in over 40 prisons across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

At HMP Pentonville there is a large purpose built healthcare centre which has inpatient unit, a day care facility for patients with mental health problems that are managed on the wings. There are also a number of consulting rooms both within the main prison and in the Healthcare Centre.

On each of the wings there is a primary care facility incorporating a GP's clinic and area for dispensing of medication. These also include; Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Podiatry & Physiotherapy.

More information

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to 36,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

HMP Pentonville is a 24/7 healthcare facility and therefore, you will be required to work weekdays, nights, weekends and public holidays.

We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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