Make a difference from day one!
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.
Care UK 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 Warren Hill and HMP / YOI Hollesley Bay we’re looking for a Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) / Resettlement Nurse to support us.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary up to £31,000 - 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, CPD, free mandatory training, online discounts and Blue Light Card eligibility.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Warren Hill and HMP / YOI Hollesley Bayinclude 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 learning disabilities nurse or mental health nurse with current NMC registration, you'll collaboratively assess the needs of patients by planning, implementing and evaluating the care given and maintain records associated with this process. This may include the coordination of care of patients and liaising with other members of the multi-disciplinary team where necessary.
You will provide outstanding evidence based care, listening and acting on patient feedback so that care is personalised and informed by what matters to them. Focusing on both planned and unplanned care.
You'll actively encourage patients to work towards ownership over their health and wellbeing and will forge strong links with our partners and stakeholders, providing a service that people can trust, feel safe within and feel proud of.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Basanti Lama, the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Basanti will arrange an interview for you to attend site if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week working cross-site at both HMP Warren Hill and HMP & YOI Hollesley Bay.
HMP YOI Hollesley Bay, is a Category D open prison holding males from 18 years on. It is built on a strong reputation in successfully preparing prisoners for final release. Spaced across 85 acres, it is situated in Woodbridge, Suffolk.
HMP Warren Hill is a category C adult male prison, located near the village of Hollesley in Suffolk (Hollesley, Woodbridge) - right near the coast and within 40 minutes' drive of Ipswich. We open Monday – Friday, 08:00-19:30 and weekends and public holidays 08:30-18:00. We provide a GP surgery provision alongside access to mental health and substance misuse services.
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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