Are you looking for a new role?
Have you dreamed about breaking the mould and trying something different?
Ever thought about working within a prison...
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.
As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.
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.
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. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
So, what do we need from you so you can do the job?
You will be a registered Nurse and qualifications in Non Medical Prescribing. You will proven record of providing supervision, teaching and mentoring and have an understanding of concerns when prescribing in a prison environment.
• Based on the Wellbeing Approach, provide nursing triage and screening assessment.
• Health advice
• Nurse lead treatment prescribing medicines within own scope of practice
• Medicines management audits and oversight.
• Referral to another health professional or service as required.
• Set standards for care by implementing protocols and establishing health education activities.
• Maintain accurate documentation of assessment, planning and treatment of patients.
• Manage and provide clinical supervision to the team
You would have experience of managing and developing a nursing team and an understanding of policy developments related to primary care services. You will also have experience dealing with substance misuse.
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!
In return for your hard work you will....
The salary range is up to £55,000 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 (pro-rata for part-time) plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, free on site parking plus training and clinical development opportunities.
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 for an interview for you to attend at HMP Wormwood Scrubs if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the role.
This is a full time vacancy (37.5 hours per week).
If you are interested in this role don't delay- apply today!
We reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if sufficient number of applications has been received.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and employment is 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