Break into Prison Healthcare!
Looking for a change in your career?
Have you ever thought about working within a prison environment, helping to rehabilitate and support offenders to live decent and purposeful lives as a member of the community?
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career developments?
Then look no further...
HMP YOI Askham Grange is an open prison, which delivers a national service to women prisoners (residents) and young offenders and offers the opportunity for up to ten mothers to maintain full-time care of their child or children whilst in custody. It also facilitates a comprehensive resettlement regime for long and, increasingly, short-stay residents.
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Senior Nurse to work within a secure health care environment at HMP YOI Askham Grange. Situated in a rural picturesque setting but very easily accessible by road or bus.
You will be working in an innovative and dynamic environment, with opportunities to expand knowledge and experience within Substance misuse and Primary Care fields of Nursing. We offer a wide range of clinics including, Long term conditions, sexual health, wellbeing, wound care, substance misuse recovery, phlebotomy, dental, podiatry, vaccinations to name a few.
About the Job
You'll be responsible for the continuing management of patients and acute and long term medical conditions, including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, health promotion activity and care of vulnerable offenders.
The Job Requirements
As an RGN 1 with valid NMC registration, you'll be highly motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic and professional, with the ability to adapt into our friendly multi-disciplinary team. With a good work ethic, you'll be compassionate and are passionate about bringing the best care to our patients.
With recent experience within a primary care, A&E, hospital setting. Experience within a prison setting is advantageous.
Beyond that, you should have a flexible approach and the ability to achieve changing priorities by managing your own time.
We are fully committed to continuing your professional development, enhancing and developing new skills within this environment.
This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is £28,500 - £33,000 - dependent on experience.
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.
About Care UK
Care UK are the 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.