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Job Reference: J338-A-19-0026

Care and Custody
Forensic Healthcare
Greater Manchester
£34,000 per annum

Mitie Care + Custody deliver forensic healthcare services to 13 police forces and custodial environments nationwide and conduct over 200,000 medical interventions every year in more than 60 police custody facilities and prison environments throughout England and Wales.

As a private sector company delivering public services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society, it is vital that everything we do is driven by making sure our services are ethical, safe and meet the highest performance standards.

Our philosophy is all about delivering brilliant service to the people in our care and creating great training, development and career opportunities for the people we employ.

Care + Custody is celebrating its 10th successful year, has an enviable record of growth, is continuing to expand its services into new areas across the UK, and we want you to share in that success.

Registered Paramedics required in Greater Manchester!

Starting salary of £34,000 per annum with opportunities to up-skill and develop in a company providing nurse led services.

Full-time hours, rolling rota, 42 hours per week

Join us at Mitie Care + Custody, a ‘Top 100 Employer 2019’, providing

‘The Exceptional Everyday’.

Your new role as a C+C Forensic Healthcare Professional (HCP) means you will be joining one of the leading providers of outsourced public services to the criminal justice system in the UK. You will learn new skills and be developed to provide forensic healthcare services within GMP custody suites across the Greater Manchester hub.

Our experienced C+C healthcare professionals are on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure that patients are assessed, their health needs addressed and to assist the police in conducting forensic medical examinations to gather evidence for use in the criminal justice system.

The role includes:

  • Assessment and treatment of detainee’s health needs
  • Promoting drug rehabilitation therapies whilst in custody
  • Healthcare promotion and self harm reduction
  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments
  • Forensic sampling
  • Trail blazing inter agency engagement correctly sign posting detainees to reduce re-offending

Essential to the role:

  • Registered General Nurse (RGN or dual trained RGN/RMN) with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying front line experience
  • Full membership of the HCPC or NMC (as a Registered General Nurse)
  • Unplanned Care experience
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a wider team
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.
  • Must have Right to Work in the UK
  • A full UK driving license (manual only)
  • Willingness to develop skill set with forensic training
  • Flexibility to move across GMP hubs as required

This role would suit healthcare professionals with current front-line experience in any of the following settings:

  • Accident and Emergency (A&E)
  • Acute
  • Treatment Centre
  • Walk-in Centre
  • Urgent Care Centre
  • Triage
  • Rapid Response

Suitable candidates will be invited to join an initial telephone screening call for compliance and vetting purpose as the first stage of our recruitment process. Successful candidates will then be invited to join us for a further face to face interview to further discuss their accomplishments.

In return for your dedication and commitment we offer:

  • On-going professional development accredited by Teesside University.
  • Forensic Licentiate for career progression.
  • Structured career development in a people centred company with nurse led services.
  • Fast track opportunities for exceptional team members.
  • A huge benefits package including pension schemes, private medical cover, share schemes and MiDeals discount scheme with over 3000 offers available from your favourite retailers, leisure and utilities companies

You’ll be part of a forward-thinking team that is supported and valued, a key member of a highly respected organisation that offers opportunities to develop your career.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference within an organisation that puts people first!

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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