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Nurse / Paramedic Barnstaple, Devon £19,287.31

Nurse / Paramedic

Location: Barnstaple, Devon |
Salary: £19,287.31 |
Posted: 18 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 15 Feb 2022 |
Job Type: Part Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9653

Role Responsibility:

Nurse/Paramedic (HCP)

Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 2AA

Part Time per annum 

£19,287.31 per annum 

23 hours per week, 3nights, 1off, 1 Night, 3off, 1 night, 8 off


G4S Health Services has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, we provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.


HCPs are RGNs or Paramedics who are qualified Healthcare Professionals. We are looking for exceptional people to join our team where you can become a key member of a highly respected organisation.If unpredictable shift work and long hours are taking their toll, then consider a move into this exciting profession as a HCP


We care for some of the most vulnerable people in society who are taken into custody suites. Operating with a much higher level of autonomy and independence to the NHS, your actions can be life-saving when you consider the physical and mental challenges of people with who often have a high dependency on drugs and alcohol, and exhibit difficult behaviours.


What's Involved

  • Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites.
  • Forensic sampling, including road traffic offence bloods.
  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments and management.
  • Providing substance misuse therapies whilst in custody.
  • Healthcare promotion, brief interventions & self-harm reduction.
  • Referrals and Signposting to support wider vulnerabilities and the reduction of re-offending.
  • Working collaboratively with Liaison and Diversion colleagues to identify wider vulnerabilities.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Adult RGN or Paramedic with a real passion for developing your clinical and wider skills in an environment that is ever changing.
  •  Adult RGN or Paramedic with  with at least 3 years post qualification experience   
  •  Full membership of the either NMC or HCPC
  •  Have a flexible approach working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on   how to improve the service. 
  •  Show initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations   
  •  Ability to take blood samples
  •  Experience in an autonomous/ lone working role
  •  Recent Acute experience
  •  Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.


You must have

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time. 
  • Full Driving License and own vehicle



  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers


This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable people in a caring and compassionate way. A DBS check and relevant police/ prison clearance will be required to exclude any individuals with a history of behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients). Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.    

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting.

If you are successful at the interview stage, you will be required to complete all vetting paperwork within 7 working days.

To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK.


It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)]  by their commencement date. 


Disability Confident 

A Disability Confident application was made a couple of years ago for the whole of G4S UK and Ireland, although the submission (including case studies etc) came from ESS.  At that time Level 2 was awarded.  Submission was recently made for re accreditation - but this time for Level 3 - and attached is the certificate confirming their achievement (which was again awarded to the whole business).  




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