Senior Mental Health Nurse - Inpatients vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Isle of Wight
Health in Justice
Parkhurst Road
Isle of Wight
PO30 5RS
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 23:59
£35,500.00 / Year

Help 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.

About HMP Isle of Wight

HMP Isle of Wight is a Category B Men's training Prison and holds up to approximately 1100 prisoners across two sites with a central administration team.

The IHU provides care to prisoners with mental health problems who are awaiting outside hospital. Physical health problems, minor surgery, medical, rehabilitation/post-operative care and palliative care. The Unit also provides a safe environment for the stabilisation and detoxification of prisoners with substance misuse problems. IHU delivers care over a 24hr period and rotation will be expected from days to nights.

A fantastic opportunity for RMN’s to integrate their mental health skills and knowledge in an inpatient environment, as well as learning new skills to look after patients with physical needs. The work is interesting and varied and is an opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives, enabling them to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing. The post holders will be expected to work flexibly in line with service needs.

In return for your hard work you will..

Receive an annual salary of up to £35,500 - 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, training and clinical development opportunities.

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. ANP, BBV, sexual health, CBT, plastering, ILS, ALS, health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

As a qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse, you'll have a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever-changing. You’ll have a flexible approach to working within a team that encourages 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!.

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

More information
The full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis across 7 days.

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.

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