Nurse / Paramedic Bedford, Bedfordshire £27,953.10 to £33,129.60

Nurse / Paramedic

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire |
Salary: £27,953.10 to £33,129.60 |
Posted: 15 Feb 2019 |
Closes: 12 Apr 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland

Role Responsibility:

Registered General Nurse or Paramedic

Yarl’s Wood Immigration Centre, Bedfordshire       

£27,953.10 per annum - 2 years or less post qualification experience

£33,129.60 per annum - 2 years or plus post qualification experience

40 Hours - Various Shifts


G4S are one of the UK’s leading providers of Healthcare and substance misuse support within secure environments including Prisons, Secure training centres, Immigration Centres and police custody suites. We provide a wide range of treatment options which include- Primary Healthcare, Clinical and psychosocial Substance Misuse Service and Primary and Secondary Mental Health. In addition we have vast experience of providing large scale clinical services on a 24/7 basis by providing forensic medical services to custody and SARC environments. We are a clinically driven company with an equally strong operations management team. Focus is on delivering quality of service and high patient outcomes through the utilisation of a skilled, experienced and professional clinical team supported by both robust clinical and corporate governance processes.

G4S Public Services recognises and values the differences between people and seeks to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse community within which the company operates. As part of our commitment to the highest standards of employment practices we aim to provide equality of opportunity and fairness to all

G4S Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Nurse or Paramedic to support the healthcare contract at Yarl’s Wood IRC.  This is a fully contained residential centre housing adult women and adult family groups awaiting immigration clearance.  We focus on decency and respect in all aspects of care for our residents and use continuous innovation to further improve and develop our service.

We provide care for people in secure settings, custodial environment and provide forensic examination services on behalf of the constabulary.  G4S has a robust Operations Management Team, with a focus on quality and standards, and are supported by a strong, highly qualified and motivated Clinical Team.


Benefits as a Nurse/Paramedic:

  • Salary of £27,953.10 to £33,129.60 per annum 
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions 
  • Life assurance
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • O2, Aviva and British Gas discounts


Job Outline:

To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of detainees in line with professional, contractual and company requirements.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

  • Registered Nurse/Paramedic
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
  • Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels


This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable, frail people, who may be distressed or experiencing pain, in a caring and compassionate way. A Criminal Records Bureau check will therefore be required to exclude any individual with a history of criminal behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients) in a patient care environment. Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.  The post holder needs to be committed to maintaining high standards of customer care and service delivery.
Please note that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 - 10 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting. 
To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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