Are you looking for something different?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse 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 Featherstone is a Category C closed adult male prison, located on the outskirts of Wolverhampton. It has an operational capacity of 703 offenders who are received from other prisons and rarely direct from court. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service.
HMP Featherstone were finalists in the Health Service Journal's (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety Team of the Year!
Our core values are; everyone makes a difference, patients are at the heart of everything we do and together we make things better. If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!
Interested in clinical development?
We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service. Examples include ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
What do we have to offer?
You’ll receive an annual salary of up to £36,000 FTE - 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 plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Featherstone include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
A bit about the role...
As a Senior Primary Care Nurse you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making and problem solving skills to provide skilled and evidence based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Practice Plus Group and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives.
You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff and attending multi-disiplinary meetings. Other duties will include; administration of medication, reviews of patients, long term condition caseloads, one to one and group work.
With the ability to think on your feet and a flexible attitude, you’ll be a qualified adult nurse with current NMC registration.
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Amelia Smith, the Internal Recruiter for this role. Amelia will submit your CV to the hiring manager and then will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Featherstone if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
This is a fulltime role working 37.5 hours per week, shifts will include some weekend work.
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.
We also offer the opportunity for informal visits and shadow shifts on site to experience the environment prior to any offers of employment post interview.