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Primary Care Nurse

Job Reference: 270-TC287-SPEC

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Prison Nursing
Healthcare, HMP Bedford, Bedford
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rota

Primary Care Nurse, Band 5.

HMP Bedford,

Fancy working somewhere different and exciting?

This post involves working within a multi-disciplinary team in a Category B local prison providing primary care to our residents.

We are seeking a qualified nurse to work within our integrated healthcare team. The successful candidate will represent health care and work alongside substance misuse and mental health colleagues and the prison service to ensure comprehensive care is provided to residents.

The successful candidates will undertake various duties within the prison setting, including screening residents, working on the in-patient unit and working in partnership with other agencies to provide comprehensive care.

Secure environment experience is especially desirable, but not essential. You will benefit from an extensive supernumerary period, access to a full range of training and be encouraged to develop your skills within this role.

If you are not sure why not come and have a look around?

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Tracey Healey

Job title Head of Healthcare

Email address

Telephone number 01234 373006

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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