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Clinical Lead vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11514
Job location:
HMP Long Lartin
South Littleton
Evesham
Worcestershire
WR11 8TZ
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 23:59

Looking for something different?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse 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. As as team and manager essentials training.

Want to know more about HMP Long Lartin?

HM Prison Long Lartin is a dispersal prison in the long term and high security estate. It holds up to 621 Category A and Category B male offenders convicted of some of the most dangerous and serious offences in the country. It has the largest segregation unit in Europe. There is an 8 bed inpatient unit which includes a constant watch and end of life cell. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £43,000 depending 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 Long Lartin include access to an onsite gym, free parking and 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 senior team at HMP Long Lartin, bringing your well-developed clinical skills, passion for care and leadership skills to the role. With plenty of primary care experience, you will be leading from the front, keeping your skills sharp by delivering some clinics directly and developing knowledge within the team to continually improve the care for patients.

This is a leadership role and with your team leaders you will model a culture of compassion, care, courage, commitment, communication and competence. The role will include providing support and mentorship; drawing the best from our staff and improving the quality of care received by patients at HMP Long Lartin.

As the Clinical Lead you will be innovative, bringing fresh ideas and solutions to the challenges of proving healthcare in a prison that is also changing its focus to a remand and resettlement prison; you will see men at beginning and end of their time in prisons, both are times of transition in the community and require a coordinated approach to continuity of care with other services.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Briony Dove 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 Long Lartin if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

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.

To arrange an informal visit or for any questions, please contact Briony on briony.dove@careuk.com or 07436805472.

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