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Bank Primary Care Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00282
Location:
HMP Oakwood
Address:
Health in Justice
Wolverhampton
Staffordshire
WV10 7QD
Contract type:
Bank
Schedule type:
Variable Hours
Closing date:
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£19 / Hour

Break in to prison healthcare!

Have you ever thought about working within the prison environment?

Are you looking for a new nursing challenge?

Then look no further…

HMP Oakwood is the largest prison in Europe, holding 2106 Category C male offenders. HMP Oakwood’s large modern healthcare facilities enable us to deliver “Exceptional Care” to our patient group. We provide a range of both physical and psychosocial health care service, including long term conditions, primary care, wound care, sexual health, mental health services, substance misuse, social care and pharmacy.

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.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Oakwood, we’re looking for Bank Primary Care Nurses to join our team.

About the role…

Nursing in prison is never dull or predictable. On any given day the skills you use may be similar to those you need working in health promotion or A&E, alternatively you may be supporting people to manage their mental health or substance misuse. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences. But at the same time, you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best care possible.

The role will be an experience like no other, requiring a diverse and mixed nursing skills and background. One minute you could be delivering a nurse led clinic and the next you are attending an emergency response.

You can expect to be involved in everything from clinical triage, suturing, wound care and fracture clinics to the evaluation and development of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out nurse-led clinics, reviewing patient histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

About you…

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Adult) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

Further job information…

The rate of pay is up to £19.10 per hour, with enhanced rate for nights / weekend / bank holidays up to £21.02, working ad hoc shifts as and when required.

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.

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