I treat more than just symptoms
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.
Foston Hall is a closed female prison holding up to 347 women who range fromremand to long term. Healthcare does not currently have inpatient beds but does have three safer custody rooms. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.
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.
We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as a range of other employee benefits.
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. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £39,700 depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP YOI Foston Hall include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
What willl you be doing?
As a Practice Nurse you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making and problem solving skills to provide skilled and evidence based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Practice Plus Group and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.
With the ability to think on your feet and a flexible attitude, you’ll be a qualified adult, dual qualified or RGN nurse with current NMC registration. You'll be responsible for providing clinical support to all staff; as well as developing appropriate nurse led clinics.
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
As a Registered Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. With plenty of primary care experience, you could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency.
If you have a passion for bringing new ideas to the table then we’re here to listen on how we can improve and continue to develop our healthcare service within the prison environment.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week across Monday to Friday; 08:00 - 16:00.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role. Your CV will then be submitted to the hiring manager and an interview will be arranged if suitable.
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.