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Substance Misuse Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
HMP Foston Hall
DE65 5DN
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 23:59

Break into Prison Healthcare!!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse to work within our substance misuse team at HMP Foston Hall. If you are looking for a role where you can go above and beyond, this is for you! If you enjoy being faced with a different challenge each day, we want to hear from you! If you enjoy the thought of being a counselor, a primary care nurse, a role model, someone to listen, someone to offer advice, we need you to join our team!
Substance misuse teams within prisons are so rewarding. At Foston Hall, we want to have the best substance misuse team around - We want clinically strong Substance Misuse Nurses that are confident to work within their clinical scope, and within the CareUk Substance Misuse policies, but in a way that makes working with patients different, because each patient is different and has different circumstances. We like the idea of the team thinking out of the box, and having the care for the patients on the caseload at the centre of what we are trying to achieve.
Are you up for the challenge? Do you want a job where you can make a difference? Do you want to join an integrated healthcare team and be part of the journey to excellence?
If you do, please get in touch. If you want any further information, or interest in an informal site visit, please contact me ( and I will put you in touch with the the Head of Healthcare for HMP Foston Hall.

The Job Requirements

You will be a qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse or Adult Nurse with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.
If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!
A full job description is available on request.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is £24,000 - £30,000 per annum - dependent on experience.
Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking at some locations.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.

About Care UK

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country.

The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Further Job Information

This is a full-time vacancy, working 37.5 hour per week. We welcome informal visits to the prison but these must be booked in advance, please contact Anton for more information.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.