CAN YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE?
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced, compassionate, and committed primary care ANP to join our forward-thinking, supportive team.
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet extremely rewarding, places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are looking for a role where you can apply your existing skills and continue to develop your practice in a new setting, then this role is likely to meet your expectations.
HMP Stocken is a local category C men’s prison with an operational capacity of approx. 1050 based in the beautiful county of Rutland. By car it is approximately 20 minutes from Grantham, 30 minutes from Peterborough and Corby and less than an hour from Leicester and Nottingham.
Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing 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/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.
In return for your hard work you will...
You will receive an annual salary of up to £50,000 depending on experience (pro rata), and you will be entitled to benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 225 days annual leave, increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays.
We offer excellent professional development opportunities to support your advanced level practice and independent prescribing, which can also reflect your specialist interests providing they also align with service aspirations.
We also offer:
• full Professional Indemnity
• a 24/7 Employee Assistance scheme
• free eye test scheme for screen users
• employee recognition scheme
• shopping discounts
Onsite benefits include free parking, access to a gym and a subsidised café.
What are we looking for?
As a primary care ANP with an independent prescribing qualification you will be an integral member of our multi-disciplinary team, which includes two GPs.
You will be passionate about offering high quality evidence-based care, practicing within your sphere of competence, and agreed acceptable limits of practice, in accordance with company goals and strategies, prison service policies and procedures and in line with the NMC Code.
You will be accountable for your own practice including the independent assessment, diagnosis (including ordering and interpreting investigations), care planning, treatment and discharge or referral of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions, both minor and more complex.
You will lead on co-ordinating and make the key contribution to the delivery of high-quality long-term condition management in line with NICE guidance, National Service Frameworks and the achievement of targets within the primary care Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF).
Be open to new ways of working flexibly to help in delivering the teams response in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Leading by example you will share your experience and knowledge with other team members through formal and informal teaching opportunities and participating in our clinical supervision model.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the internal recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn we will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels you are a suitable match for essential and desirable criteria for this post.
This is ideally a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week across five days, although consideration may be given for 30 hours per week over four days, one of which must be a Monday. The hours for this post are likely to be 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday, although exact timings are negotiable.
For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact us on the details provided.
The job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.
At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.