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Prison Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HMP Pentonville
Greater London
N7 8TT
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 23:59
£36,856 / Year

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same?

Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities? If so, then this could be the role for you!

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 Pentonville is a Cat B/C adult male prison located in the borough of Islington in London.


The salary range for this role is up to £36,856 per annum – dependent on experience. We offer a variety of benefits including:

- Training and development opportunities
- Company contributory pension scheme
- 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
- Staff well-being
- Access to bank hours
- CPD and re-validation support
- Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts and other onsite benefits

About the Job:

As a Staff Nurse you will be an integral part of the healthcare team and will be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse led clinics, reviewing patient’s histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

You will also be working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team, alongside the substance misuse and mental health teams.

About You:

You will be a Registered Nurse (RGN) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services.

Prison Healthcare experience is not essential although we do ask that you have experience within primary care.

About HMP Pentonville

At HMP Pentonville there is a large purpose built healthcare centre which has inpatient unit, a day care facility for patients with mental health problems that are managed on the wings. There are also a number of consulting rooms both within the main prison and in the Healthcare Centre.

On each of the wings there is a primary care facility incorporating a GP's clinic and area for dispensing of medication. These also include; Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Podiatry & Physiotherapy.

Further Job Information

HMP Pentonville is a 24/7 healthcare facility and therefore, you will be required to work weekdays, nights, weekends and public holidays.

We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this.

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

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