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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/01/2021.

Adult Nurse/Paramedic Team Leader

Job Reference: 333-D-OC-0797-D

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
adult nursing/ paramedic
HMP Woodhill, Milton Keynes
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

HMP Woodhill, Milton Keynes – Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Prison/Offender Health Nursing – We believe in ‘Caring not Judging’

Are you an exceptional Adult Nurse or Paramedic looking for a rewarding new challenge? Would you like the opportunity to use your nursing skills in an environment like no other to make a real difference every day? We are looking for a team leader to join our primary care team at HMP Woodhill, and that could be you.

What do we offer?

    • RECRUITMENT & RETENTION ALLOWANCE - You will receive a monthly payment of approximately £136 on top of your AfC salary
    • REMOVAL EXPENSES SUPPORT - If you will have to move your place of residence more than 30 miles to take up a post at HMP Woodhill we will be able help with your expenses, this potentially includes things like removal costs and down payments for tenancy agreements
    • ENHANCED BANK PAYMENTS - The hourly rate of bank pay in HMP Winchester is closer to what you agency rates and it is probably one of the highest rates in the NHS

About the JobYou will be a qualified Registered General Nurse (Adult) or a Paramedic with a real passion for delivering high quality clinical care. You will be self-motivated, flexible and work well within a team but be able to work autonomously.You do not need to have prison experience as we will provide you with a full induction and training.

About You

  • Work within the Primary Care team is varied and includes triaging, emergency care and treatment, health promotion, effective care planning and liaising with the multidisciplinary team. It’s this variety that keeps things interesting and stimulating. You support your mental health colleagues as required. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences but you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best care possible from both the healthcare team and the prison team. As team leader you will oversee the daily shift allocation, and provide line management support for members of the primary care team.
  • HMP Woodhill is a Category A prison accommodating approximately 600 adult male prisoners who are either sentenced or on remand. CNWL provide primary care and mental health services and are an integral part of the wider prison team contributing to the rehabilitative culture within the establishment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTracey KingsleyAdditional contact information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Email:, or call on Tel: 01908 722388

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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