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Staff Nurse (Spectrum Band 5)

Job Reference: 847-A-17-0885

Spectrum Community Health
HMP Styal and IRC Manchester Airport
HMP Styal, Styal Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire
£21,909 - £28,462 per annum

We are seeking enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic registered nurses who are focused on delivering high quality patient-centered care.

• Are you looking to work in a unique, supportive environment?
• Do you want to combine your primary care and acute and emergency nursing skills all in one place?
• Do you want to work with a friendly and innovative team?
• Do you want to have access to a wide range of training opportunities?
• Do you want to retain your NHS pension?

We require RGN’s to work in primary care service and there are also opportunities for RGN’s/ RMN’s to work within our Substance Misuse Service. The ideal candidates will have a sound nursing knowledge base, excellent communication skills, an understanding of the complex needs of the residents and have the ability to operate confidently within an MDT.

HMP & YOI Styal is a female prison with a population of approximately 470 residents. Spectrum Community Health CIC is a social enterprise which has been successful in tendering for an NHS funded fully integrated health and social care service. The integrated service has been in place since 1st April 2016 and we now need to recruit additional qualified staff to provide this service. Residents have access to a 24 hour nursing and GP service as well as services from a number of other providers including mental health services, substance misuse, dentistry, optometry, podiatry and midwifery. The primary care and substance misuse nursing team is dedicated to improving the health of all residents who are from diverse backgrounds and who present with the full range of general health problems.

Spectrum Community Health at HMP & YOI Styal also provides nursing services to the Immigration Removal Centre at Manchester Airport and staff have the opportunity to integrate across the services. Is this the opportunity that you are looking for. Please give us a call to arrange a telephone interview and informal visit to HMP Styal.

Due to the nature of working in a secure environment specific security criteria will be required to be met. (please see attached document)

Successful candidates will also be expected to undertake shifts at the Immigration Removal Centre at Manchester Airport on occasion. For this, Counter-terrorism Clearance (CTC) is required. Spectrum will put the successful candidates through the full CTC process on appointment.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact :
Head of Service Stella Hannaway 01625 553270 or Matrons Tracey Jepson-Tindall or Kelly Warrington on 01625 553189

On top of your basic salary, you will receive at least 27 days' holiday each year rising to 33 days after 10 years’ service (excluding bank holidays). You will also automatically become a member of the NHS pension scheme and will receive an excellent package of pension benefits which are one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK.

If you are successful in being offered a position with Spectrum, which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Spectrum will administer this application on your behalf and the cost of the DBS check will be recovered from your salary over a number of months when you start with Spectrum or via an invoice should you not commence in post.

Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) are - Standard DBS check £26.00 and Enhanced DBS check £44.00. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for and the exact cost will be confirmed with you before the DBS process commences. If you already subscribe to the annual DBS update service please let Workforce Services know after you have been offered the post so appropriate arrangements can be made and costs incurred can be kept to a minimum.

The post holder will be expected to undertake safeguarding training (Children and Adults) appropriate to their role and adhere to policies and procedures relevant to the area they work in.

Thank you for your interest in our post. Before you apply please ensure you read the following:

  • All communication will be sent via NHS jobs so please check your account regularly

  • Please read all the documentation before applying to ensure you tailor your application specifically to our post

  • Due to the large volume of applications we do not have the facility to respond to everyone. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion

  • Please apply early - we may close early should we receive sufficient applications

We deliver enhanced primary care services within Wakefield and Barnsley Districts, Cheshire, North Yorkshire and North East England including:

  • health and wellbeing for vulnerable groups

  • integrated substance misuse services

  • healthcare within secure environments

  • contraception and sexual health care

Within secure environments, we deliver high quality healthcare at:

  • HMP Preston
  • HMP Lancaster Farms
  • HMP Kirkham
  • HMP & YOI Styal (one of the country’s largest women’s prisons and the only female establishment in the North West)
  • HMP Full Sutton (high security male prison near York)

  • The North East Prison Cluster Healthcare Community

  • Pennine House Immigration Removal Centre at Manchester Airport

  • Fieldhead Hospital (low and medium secure hospital)

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.

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