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Substance Misuse Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00406
Location:
HMP Wormwood Scrubs
Address:
Health in Justice
London
Greater London
W12 0AE
Contract type:
Permanent
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£36,856 / Year

Job Summary

I treat more than just symptoms!

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.

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.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

Responsible To

Interested in clinical/clerical 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.

Key Responsibilities

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £32,000 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, childcare vouchers plus training and clinical development opportunities.

HMP Wormwood Scrubs is a Category B men's prison, located in the Wormwood Scrubs area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Locate within 10 minute walk from East Acton tube station and within 20 minutes walk from White City tube station. There is also free onsite parking.

Skills & Experience

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

As a Substance Misuse Nurse you'll be working on either the Connibere Unit, the specialised 54 bed Substance Misuse unit, or the drug recovery wing and will be involved in everything from clinical triage, administering medication and specialist clinics, to the evaluation and development of patient care and partnership working with our in-house psychosocial team. You must be able to carry out comprehensive assessments, initiate and review individual recovery plans and confidently communicate the full range of treatment options available to patients. You must have an understanding and commitment to recovery and a person centred approach. Across everything you do, you’ll maintain accurate records and provide the kind of helpful, empathetic support that will make every patient feel at ease

You will be a Registered Nurse (RGN or RMN) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment.

This position is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week but we are also open to part time applications so if the role interests you, get in touch and see what other hours we can provide.

Qualifications

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 Jen will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Wormwood Scrubs if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

Additional Information

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. Part-time applications are also welcome. Applications from newly qualified nurses will also be considered - subject to placement history and interest in secure environment healthcare.

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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