Are you looking for a change in your nursing career?
Have you ever thought about working within the prison environment?
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career developments?
Then look no further…
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a Pharmacy Technician or soon to qualify, 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 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 Guys is an adult male category C prison holding life sentenced and indeterminate sentenced public protection prisoners (IPPs) as well as those undertaking the integrated substance misuse services.
To ensure the continued quality of care, we're looking for a Senior Substance Misuse Nurse (NMP) to join the team.
What will you be doing?
As part of the prison integrated health care service the majority of your time will be spent in the Integrated Substance Misuse Service where you will work collaboratively with the ISMS psychosocial recovery workers to support service users and ensure that positive rehabilitation outcomes are achieved. As part of the ISMS team you will develop a strong clinical pathway for the service and service users. Excellent people skills, negotiation, networking and interpersonal skills are essential for this position.
We recognise training and development is key, therefore we have an onsite training centre to facilitate for your needs.
If you are new to offender health, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this role.
A little bit about you...
An RMN / RGN with valid NMC registration with expertise within the substance misuse field, you will also be a Non-medical prescribing (NMP) and RCGP1 certified.
It goes without saying that you’ll have a solid understanding of health and safety, along with exemplary record keeping skills. Self-motivated and able to work autonomously, you’ll show plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations.
Beyond that, you should have a flexible approach and the ability to achieve changing priorities by managing your own time.
This full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £42,840 per annum - dependent on experience with company benefits and schemes. Working shifts are to be confirmed at discussed at interview.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms and Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting (arranged locally by the prison).
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.