Prison Nurse Bridgend £27,953.10 to £33,129.60
Prison NurseLocation: Bridgend | Salary: £27,953.10 to £33,129.60 | Posted: 28 Jan 2019 | Closes: 18 Mar 2019 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: Health Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland
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.
HMP/YOI Parc are looking for a nurse to join our dedicated and enthusiastic nurse-led 24/7 Primary Care service. This secure site holds approximately 1800 men and boys, predominantly serving sentences of two years or more.
The environment in which we work is challenging and unique and we are looking for resilient and flexible individuals to help deliver a service that equals the level of care that you would expect to receive in the community.
We are recruiting for a Registered General Nurse, Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse in Learning Disability to joib our team at HMP Parc, Bridgend, Wales.
Shifts: 40 hours per week - 12 hour shifts on rotation. 7am to 8pm. Night shifts 7:30pm to 7:30am.
Benefits as a Nurse:
- £27,953.10 (Less than 2 years’ experience) or £33,129.60 (More than 2 years’ experience)
- Company pension scheme with employer contributions
- Life assurance
- Employee discount scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- O2, Aviva and British Gas discounts
To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of offenders in line with professional, contractual and company requirements.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Part 1 NMC registration
- Experience of working within a team
- Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy
- Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
- Able to work within challenging and complex situations
- Experience of working with potentially aggressive people
- 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.
Successful applicants can expect to attend a Prison Awareness Training course, following by a six week induction programme and regular access to relevant training and support from management. In addition to this all nurses will be required to attend weekly full staff meetings and daily verbal handover whilst on shift.
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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