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Bank Primary Care Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00697
Location:
HMP Dovegate
Address:
Health in Justice
Uttoxeter
Staffordshire
ST14 8XR
Contract type:
Bank
Schedule type:
Variable Hours
Closing date:
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£21 / Hour

Bank yourself a new or additional position!

Are you looking for some additional working hours or to gain experience working in a custodial setting? Have you ever thought about working within a prison?

We are currently looking for a Bank Primary Nurse within HMP Dovegate.

Working as a Bank Primary Care Nurse offers you flexibility and workplace variety. You will be assisting the team, covering for planned and unplanned absences.

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.

Want to know more about HMP Dovegate?

HMP Dovegate is a Category B male resettlement prison in Staffordshire. It currently houses approximately 1150 prisoners both sentenced and remand. The prison also includes a separate 200-bed Therapeutic Community for repeat serious offenders. The unit, the only privately-run one in the UK and the only purpose-built therapeutic facility, offers its residents daily group therapy, which lasts between 18 months and 24 months. There is an 11 bed inpatient unit. The prison is privately operated by Serco.

What will you be doing?

As a Bank Primary Care Nurse (Nights) within our primary care team, you'll be a qualified and experienced RGN (Adult).

You can expect to be involved in everything from clinical triage to carrying 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. Across everything you do, you’ll maintain accurate records and provide the kind of helpful, empathetic support that will make every patient feel at ease.

More information

You will support our Nights Primary Care Team, so the rate of pay is enhanced up to £21.02, plus additional holiday pay added onto this rate. As a member of our Bank team you will be working ad hoc shifts as and when suitable.

Due to an ongoing internal issue with our website, if you currently work for Practice Plus Group and are trying to apply via our intranet, please contact our internal recruiter, Amelia Smith, by email (amelia.smith@practiceplusgroup.com).

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.

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