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 Dovegate?
HMP Dovegate is a Category B male resettlement prison in Staffordshire. It currently houses approximately 1150 prisoners both sentenced and remand. The prison also includes a separate 200-bed Therapeutic Community for repeat serious offenders. The unit, the only privately-run one in the UK and the only purpose-built therapeutic facility, offers its residents daily group therapy, which lasts between 18 months and 24 months. There is an 11 bed inpatient unit. The prison is privately operated by Serco.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £40,000 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 Dovegate 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 the Substance Misuse Service Manager, you will be a 1st level Registered Nurse and non-medical prescriber, who is able to hold responsibility for the overall management and leadership of the Integrated Substance Misuse Service in a Prison establishment within Health in Justice.
You will be responsible for the day to day organisation and smooth running of the multi-disciplinary team providing a service to a diverse caseload of individuals who are presenting with substance misuse problems, meeting detoxification requirements, including the dispensing of controlled drugs as part of the programme.
Please see job description for a more in detail person specification.
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.