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Nurse (HMP Whatton)

Job Reference: J183-A-17-27460

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HMP Whatton, NG13 9FQ
£25,000 to £30,000
Suitable for newly qualified

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Registered Nurse

HMP Whatton

£25,000 - £29,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours over 7 days per week including weekends and bank holidays. (07.30 to 17.00 or 18.30 Monday to Friday and 08.30 to 13.00 weekends and bank holidays)

As a Health Care Professional you will be joining one of the leading providers of outsourced public services to the criminal justice system in the UK. Our philosophy is all about delivering brilliant service to the people in our care and creating great training, development and career opportunities for the people we employ.

As a private sector company delivering public services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society it is vital that everything we do is driven by making sure our services are ethical, safe and meet the highest performance standards. As a prospective new employee joining a young and vibrant organisation, Care & Custody was only founded in 2009, has an enviable record of growth, is continuing to expand its services into new areas across the UK and we want you to share in that success.

Currently we deliver services to 9 police forces and conduct over 75,000 medical interventions every year in over 50 police custody facilities and prison environments throughout England and Wales.

Our experienced healthcare professionals are on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure that patients are assessed, their health needs addressed and to assist the police in conducting forensic medical examinations to gather evidence for use in the criminal justice system.

We have high expectations of you and we will be demanding. We expect you to adhere our professional standards, those of any professional body you may belong to and all the regulatory standards that apply to our services. In return we will offer you a great place to work, an environment to learn and develop and a chance to change the lives of the people we care for.

You’ll be part of a forward-thinking team that is supported and valued, a key member of a growing organisation that offers opportunities to develop your career, where you can use all your skills and experience to really make a difference.

We are looking for a dynamic registered nurse with either Chronic Disease Management Skills or Urgent Care Skills to join our team providing health assessments and nursing care for prisoners within Her Majesty's Prison Service.

Main Duties:

  • Accurately monitor and record observations on patients' conditions
  • Maintain accurate records of residents care, financial procedures, and medication administration
  • Identify care planning needs
  • Carry out risk assessment
  • Record patients' vital signs and medical information
  • Reevaluate patient care plan as conditions change
  • Consult and coordinate with other healthcare team members
  • Manage stocks of supplies
  • Ensure storage and disposal of medication is carried out according to policy
  • Maintain continuing education and licensing requirements
  • Report any issues that arose during each shift
  • Work with other members of the team to ensure that the service is provided at all times. Including demonstrating flexibility and acting supportively at all times
  • Assist in the training of new team members
  • Keep accurate, complete and contemporaneous notes of work carried out, including the recording of injuries. Ensure all activities are logged using the systems in use

Joining our people centred company you will:

  • Be a RGN or Dual qualified RGN/Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)
  • Have full membership of the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Have previous experience within either A & E, Urgent Care or Chronic Disease Management
  • Have been continually resident in the UK for the last 36 months
  • Have a full UK driving licence
  • Be competent in oral and written English

In return for your dedication and commitment we offer:

  • On-going professional development accredited by Teesside University.
  • A flexible, progressive career path in a people centred company
  • £250 Refer a Friend Scheme
  • A huge benefits package including pension schemes, private medical cover, share schemes, childcare vouchers, and MiDeals discount scheme with over 3000 offers available from your favourite retailers

If you share our values of Excel, Challenge and Inspire and are looking for your next role as a Registered Nurse we would love to hear from you!

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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