Help make a difference!
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse and want 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 it!
Practice Plus Group are a 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.
Interested in clinical development?
We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service. Examples include ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
About the role
As a Registered Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the multi-disciplinary 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 (wellman, health promotion), 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.
What can we offer you?
You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £31,000 FTE - depending on experience; free DBS check, free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support.
As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.
How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Preceptorship (newly qualified practitioners)
• Regular clinical supervision
• Supported development into specialties such as diabetes or asthma
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
The salary for this role is up to £31,000 FTE per annum - dependent on experience.
This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis, part-time and bank applications are also welcome.
The healthcare service is open Monday to Friday from 08:00-19:30 and weekends and public holidays from 08:30-18:00.
HMP YOI Hollesley Bay, is a Category D open prison holding males from 18 years on. It is built on a strong reputation in successfully preparing prisoners for final release. Spaced across 85 acres, it is situated in Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Please note that that role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, 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.