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Registered Associate Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Dovegate
Health in Justice
ST14 8XR
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 23:59
£25,000.00 / Year

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

If you are a qualified Nursing Associate then we’d love to hear from you!

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 in an environment that never stands still, 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.

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.

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 into a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. Long term conditions, sexual health, health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP.

As a qualified Nursing Associate joining Practice Plus Group, we will offer you a Registered Professional competency framework to support you in your new role.

We also offer all our new clinical staff the opportunity to undertake our bespoke university accredited course around working within Health in Justice.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £25, 000, dependent 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 Nursing Associate who can demonstrate entry to the NMC register with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever-changing as some of your responsibilities will include completing wing medication rounds, primary care clinics and emergency response.

You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

Next Steps

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.

More information

Just a reminder that this is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week), working 3 - 4 long days per week, including evenings and weekends. The salary is up to £25, 000 per annum dependent on experience.

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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