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Bank Staff Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Huntercombe
Health in Justice
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Variable Hours
Closing date:
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 23:59
£21 - £21 / Hour

Job Summary

Bank yourself a new or additional position!

Are you looking for some additional working hours or to gain experience working in a different type of setting?
Have you ever thought about working in custody?

Care UK has successfully bid to run a 12 month pilot on behalf of NHSE to provide healthcare in court custody at Reading Magistrates Court.
NHSE take legal responsibility for court custody from August 2020, and this pilot commences from February 2020.

Responsible To

Key Responsibilities

What will you be doing?

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

Within this role you'll work in partnership with key stakeholders to assess men, women and children detained by the court.

Working to reduce risk of harm and provide continuation of healthcare to detained people in Reading Magistrates’ court custody suite, you'll assess and triage those coming into court custody and ensure continuation of medication to keep people safe until they arrive in prison or are released into the community.

You'll be a qualified Adult Nurse with current NMC registration and be ILS trained. As well as being trained in or willing to undertake RCGP level 1 and adult/paediatric assessment.

Skills & Experience


Additional Information

More information

The rate of pay is £21 per hour - dependent on experience, working shifts as and when required. Custody care is provided Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 plus Saturday morning 09:00-12:00.

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions.

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.

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 Kirsty Dennett by email

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