Are you looking to make a difference from day one?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse, 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.
About the role
You'll oversee and manage the delivery of nursing care to patients with complex physical and Substance Misuse issues received into HMP Bullingdon.
HMP Bullingdon is a category B local remand prison with a resettlement function. We have high numbers of men moving in and out of Reception from courts and from other prisons.
When men are received into custody, they undergo reception screening by a nurse. Your role as the Clinical Admissions Manager is to ensure that all men are seen by a medical professional, any level of risk is identified and appropriate action is taken. You'll ensure that this area of the service is effective and that there is consistent evidence of good quality care.
Responsibilities will include ensuring patients are fit for court and or transfers to other prisons.
There will be a requirement to function autonomously and within your sphere of competency, whilst managing all staff that work within your area.
You must be able to assess patients as part of the screening process, carry out relevant clinical investigations, and arrange follow-up appointments whilst offering advice and giving information. You must be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills in clinical decision making. You will have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a fast pace environment, in line with National initiatives and the protocols and policies of the local service and Practice Plus Group.
A bit about you
As a Registered Nurse (Adult or Mental Health) with valid NMC registration, you’ll be an integral part of the senior team at HMP Bullingdon, bringing your well-developed clinical skills, passion for care and leadership skills to the role. With plenty of primary care and/or substance misuse experience, you will be leading from the front, keeping your skills sharp by directing and developing knowledge within the team to continually improve the care for patients at HMP Bullingdon.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by an the Internal Recruiter for this role. They will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Bullingdon if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
The salary range is up to £42,000 per annum - dependent on experience.
Benefits we offer include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (taken in lieu if shift falls on a public holiday), staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.
Practice Plus Group are proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.
This is a full time, permanent role working 37.5 hours a week.
Please note that employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, DBS check and prison security vetting.