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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Primary Care Night Nurse - HMP YOI Exeter

Job Reference: J143-A-20-34138

Employer:
Care UK
Department:
Primary Care
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
Up to £33,000 per annum - Depending on experience

Break in to prison healthcare!

Situated in Exeter, HMP YOI Exeter is an adult/young offenders institution accepting males ages 18 and over; with an operational capacity of 550+. It accepts all adult and young offenders committed to prison by the courts from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset & West Somerset.

Care UK manage the healthcare contract at HMP YOI Exeter; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Well-being 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/well-being 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 YOI Exeter, we’re looking for Primary Care Night Nurses to join our team.

About the role...

Nursing in prison is never dull or predictable. On any given day the skills you use may be similar to those you need working in health promotion or A&E, alternatively you may be supporting people to manage their mental health or substance misuse. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences. But at the same time, you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best care possible.

The role will be an experience like no other, requiring a diverse and mixed nursing skills and background. One minute you could be delivering a nurse led clinic and the next you are attending an emergency response.

You can expect to be involved in everything from clinical triage, suturing, wound care and fracture clinics to the evaluation and development of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out nurse-led clinics, reviewing patient histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

About you...

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Adult) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

Further job information...

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week however we also welcome part-time applications. The salary is up to £33,000 dependent on experience.
The successful applicant will be expected to work two weeks per quarter of days in order to keep up to date with training and business changes.

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.




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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