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Senior Nurse/Paramedic

Job Reference: 270-TA261-MH

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Senior Nurse/Paramedic
HMP Whitemoor, Longhill Rd, Whitemoor, PE15 0PR, March
£30,401 - £37,267

Looking for excitement….? Looking for a challenge….? Prison health is the field for you. Never dull or predictable, variety is the spice of life….!!


Come and be a part of our friendly healthcare Team at HMP Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire. This is an ideal opportunity for a nurse or paramedic who is looking to either develop their prison career or diversify their career within this exciting and challenging area.


You will be working as an integral part of the team providing clinical care to inmates within a high security establishment. The primary focus of this post will be to deliver the highest standard of care required to meet the diverse and complex healthcare needs of an adult male population. The prison estate is set within beautiful Fenland and is one of only eight high security estates across the UK.


You will be an employee of Northamptonshire NHS Foundation Trust and enjoy all the benefits that working for the NHS offers.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly team player who is, passionate about all aspects of clinical care and has some managerial skills. Leads by example, demonstrating consistent exemplary standards of care and professionalism, is innovative and keen to drive nursing forward.

Previous experience of working within the prison estate would be an advantage but is not essential. Part time/full time hours considered. Applications from band 5 clinicians with at least 12 months experience will be considered and if successful, will be offered a development post leading to promotion to band 6 when an agreed level of competency and experience has been achieved. The successful candidate will need to have the necessary skills to supervise support staff.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or a visit please contact Lynne Whytock, Deputy Head of Healthcare on 01354 602739 –

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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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