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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 277-2750467-KL

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
HMP Elmley, Eastchurch
£26,907 - £32,615 pa inc


KENT PRISONS (Forensic & Prisons Directorate, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust)

1.0 WTE

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health care to the Kent Prison estate.

The service provides an opportunity to develop an integrated team offering specialist mental health provision, including primary and secondary mental health care caseloads and bespoke psychologically bases group work. We are looking for a registered mental health nurse with demonstrable experience and training in working with complex needs. We are particularly interested in applicants who can bring specialist skills in the areas of Learning Disability, Personality Disorder, Dual Diagnosis and Psychological Therapies.

Potential post holders should be able to demonstrate a capacity for excellent communication skills, creative and flexible working, and a willingness to work in a challenging and multi-agency environment.

The service forms part of the Forensic & Prisons Directorate in Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. We have an excellent reputation for the delivery of high quality services to mentally ill, personality disordered and challenging behaviour clients.

The post will be primarily based at HMP Elmley, however there maybe a requirement to support other sites within the service.

Interested applicants can contact Sam Whiskin, Operational Manager on 01795 802439 or Richard Claydon Prison Inreach Manager HMP Elmley 01795 802408 for further information.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Namesam WhiskinJob titleOperational ManagerEmail addresssam.whiskin@nhs.netTelephone number01795802408Additional contact information

Richard Claydon

Prison Inreach Manager

HMP Elmley


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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