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Staff Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC06437
Job location:
HMP Oakwood
Featherstone
Wolverhampton
Staffordshire
WV10 7QD
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Tuesday, February 19, 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 £31,620 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 plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMP Oakwood 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 Christie Hughes 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 Oakwood if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

For further information about the role or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Christie on: christie.hughes@careuk.com or 07436 805472

More information

HMP Oakwood is the largest prison in Europe, holding 2106 Category C male offenders. HMP Oakwood’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.

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