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Senior Primary Care Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11281
Job location:
HMP Wayland
Thetford
Norfolk
IP25 6RL
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference..

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.

HMP Wayland is a Category C male training prison, located near the village of Griston in Norfolk. The site is built up of 13 residential units and has a full healthcare unit. HMP Wayland is 24 miles from the main city of Norwich and 15 miles from Thetford.

Care UK were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP Wayland and began delivering services on 1st April 2019; we 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.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Wayland, we’re looking for a Senior Primary Care Nurse to join our team.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £34,000 depending on experience, pro rota. 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 Wayland 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 a Senior Nurse you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making and problem solving skills to provide skilled and evidence based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff.

You'll work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Alex Tigwell, the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Alex will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

For further information, please contact Alex on: 01189 521 869 or Alexandra.Tigwell@careuk.com

More information

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £34,000 FTE - dependent on experience.

For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact us on the details provided.

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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