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Substance Misuse Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00924
Location:
HMP Foston Hall
Address:
Health in Justice
Derby
Derbyshire
DE65 5DN
Contract type:
Permanent
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£33,000.00 / Year

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.

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.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as a range of other employee benefits.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to either embark into or develop your skills in Substance Misuse, as well as offering other development opportunities that benefit the service i.e. BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

Want to know more about HMPYOI Foston Hall?

Foston Hall is a closed female prison holding up to 347 women who range from remand to long term. Healthcare does not currently have inpatient beds but does have three safer custody rooms. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £33,000 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 plus training and clinical development opportunities.

Onsite benefits at HMPYOI Foston Hall include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

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

As a Substance Misuse Nurse or Developmental Substance Misuse Nurse, you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. With plenty of primary care experience, you could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency. Whilst you are not required to have specialist experience previously, you will have a passion and interest in building an understanding and experience of the specialist care patients require in regards to Substance Misuse. Along with willingness of any required training linked to this.

If you have a passion for bringing new ideas to the table then we’re here to listen on how we can improve and continue to develop our healthcare service within the prison environment.

More Information

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role, Amelia, who will submit your CV to the hiring manager and will arrange an interview for you if suitable.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 day time hours per week across 7 days a week.

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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