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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 847-A-17-0885

Spectrum Community Health
HMP Styal
HMP Styal, Styal Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire
£24,241 - £30,112

Spectrum Community Health CIC is a community owned, award winning health provider. Our recent success at achieving four new contracts demonstrates our policy of innovation and continuous improvement, and is testimony to our committed and talented teams. As a Social Enterprise our profits are reinvested into our staff and services, and we benefit from being independent, large enough to provide a level of security, yet small enough to be able to make things happen.

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide healthcare services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society, from diverse backgrounds, who present a full range of general, mental health and recovery concerns.

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)
For an informal discussion about the post please contact :
MatronJo Sanderson-Moore on 01625 553270

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.

Please note your application will be forwarded for review by the Recruiting Manager/Team as soon as you apply. You will be called for interview within a couple of weeks of submitting an application if you are shortlisted.


Spectrum’s Terms and Conditions are comparable with those offered by the NHS (Agenda for Change or Medical and Dental), therefore, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including membership of the NHS pension scheme, life insurance, discounts, free parking (at the majority of sites, subject to availability). A full list of employee rewards and benefits is contained in the separate document attached.

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

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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