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Senior Mental Health Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00541
Location:
HMP Bullingdon
Address:
Health in Justice
Bicester
Oxfordshire
OX25 1PZ
Contract type:
Permanent
Closing date:
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£44,000.00 / Year

Job Summary

I help to make a difference!

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.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Bullingdon, we’re looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse to support us and the existing team in this new venture.

Responsible To

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, substance misuse, prescribing and long term condition.

Key Responsibilities

In return for your hard work you will..

The full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £44,000 per annum - 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 Bullingdon include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

Skills & 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.

As a Senior 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 Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff.

You'll work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Care UK and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.

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!

Qualifications

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Kirsty Dennett, the Internal Recruiter for this role.

The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Kirsty will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

For more information, please contact us on the details provided.

Additional Information

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £44,000 - 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.

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 Kirsty Dennett by email Kirsty.Dennett@practiceplusgroup.com

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