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.
HMP Bure is a category C male prison built on part of the former RAF Coltishall site, 7 miles north of Norwich. The prison was constructed throughout 2009 and currently holds 650+ prisoners. HMP Bure has residential units and a full healthcare unit.
Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Bure and will begin delivering services on 1st April 2019; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders 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.
To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Bure, we’re looking for a Primary Care Nurse to support us and the existing team in this new venture.
Interested in clinical 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.
In return for your hard work you will..
Receive an annual salary of up to £30,000 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Bure include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
As a Registered Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care.
With plenty of primary care experience, you could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics (wellman, health promotion), undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency.
One of our nurses at HMP Huntercombe says “The bars and the doors are irrelevant, it’s about maintaining those professional boundaries like you would in any post you are working in within healthcare.”
If you have a passion for bringing new ideas to the table then we’re here to listen on how we can improve and continue to develop our healthcare service within the prison environment.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Alexandra Tigwell, the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Alex will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
For further information, please contact Alex on: 01189 521 812 or Alexandra.Tigwell@careuk.com
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis. The salary for this role is up to £30,000 - dependent on experience.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
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