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Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.
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 Whatton we’re looking for a Mental Health Nurse to support us.
HMP Whatton is a Category C men's prison, located in the village of Whatton, near Bingham in Nottinghamshire. With an operational capacity of 800, HMP Whatton is based approximately 20 minutes of Grantham, 25 minutes of Newark, 30 minutes from Nottingham and Melton Mowbray, 45 minutes from Lincoln and 50 minutes of Derby by car.
Interested in clinical development?
We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. CBT, ANP, BBV, sexual health, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, RCGP and long term condition courses.
In return for your hard work you will..
The full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis across 7 days. The salary for this role is up to £32,500 per annum FTE - dependent on experience.
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.
You should possess a good working knowledge of conducting risk assessments and care planning as well as someone who is creative and forward thinking to work through the issues that may arise in this challenging but exciting environment. Knowledge in therapeutic interventions such as CBT or Steps to Wellbeing are desirable but transferable clinical skills will be considered with appropriate training provided.
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 that you are suitable for the job.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £32,500 - dependent on experience.
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.
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.