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.
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 full-time day / night, potentially part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.
Interested in clinical development?
At HMP Dovegate we offer you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest, both to support your career development and benefit to the service. Some of these training and development opportunities for our nursing teams include;
Phlebotomy; ECG; Vaccinations and Immunisations; Nurse Triage; IM injecting; Ear Syringing; Safeguarding; Patient Group Directives; Medicines Management; Chronic Disease Management; Suicide and Self Harm Training; Substance Misuse Awareness; Mental Health Awareness; Wound Care, Tissue Viability and Wound Closure; Intermediate Life Support and Emergency Response; Foot Practice Plus Group Palliative Practice Plus Group Syringe Driver Training.
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.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £37,000 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 Dovegate include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Adult) 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.
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!
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by our Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn they 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 nights across 41 hours per week. We also welcome part-time and bank applications.
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 (email@example.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.