Are you ready for a change in direction and new challenge?
Could you transfer your clinical skills and knowledge into the prison setting?
Do you want support and development opportunities in an innovative environment?
Are you passionate about providing safe and effective care?
This is a unique opportunity to provide nursing care within the Prison setting. The role involves working across 2 sites housing adult males over the age of 21 years old.
HMP Grendon is a closed Therapeutic prison and HMP Springhill is an open prison where the focus is on rehabilitation and resettlement. Care UK delivers Primary Care health services to both sites providing an exciting opportunity to work in 2 very different settings.
Working in prison can be challenging but also very rewarding, interesting and stimulating. Working within a prison primary care environment will develop your clinical, professional and personal strengths. We deliver a variety of healthcare interventions to the men in the establishments including triage, management of minor illness and injury, long term conditions management, acute and chronic wound management, health promotion activity, sexual health clinics and vaccinations and screening programmes. Other services include GP sessions, Opticians, physiotherapy, podiatry, dental clinics, drug and alcohol services and mental health services. If you are interested in every day being different, working in prison with a complex population will provide a stimulating work environment.
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 (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
What can we offer you?
As a Registered Nurse (Adult) you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. You could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency.
You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £32,000 FTE - depending on experience; free DBS check, free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support.
As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Grendon & Springhill include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Preceptorship (newly qualified practitioners)
• Regular clinical supervision
• Supported development into specialties such as diabetes or asthma
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Jen Davey 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 Grendon & Springhill if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Jen on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07879 640 529.
We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this.
This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis, part-time applications are also welcome. We provide healthcare seven days a week at HMP Grendon & Springhill between the hours of:
07:30-19:00 - Monday-Friday
07:45-17:00 - weekends and public holidays
The salary for this role is between £26,000 - £32,000 FTE per annum - dependent on experience.
Please note that that role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
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