Prison Nurse BRIDGEND £27,953.10 to £33,129.60
Prison NurseLocation: BRIDGEND | Salary: £27,953.10 to £33,129.60 | Posted: 5 Dec 2018 | Closes: 30 Jan 2019 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: Health Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 7016
Registered General Nurse, Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse in Learning Disability
Location: HMP Parc, Bridgend
Salary: £27,953.10 (Less than 2 years’ experience) or £33,129.60 (More than 2 years’ experience)
40 hours per week - 12 hour shifts on rotation. 7am to 8pm. Night shifts 7:30pm to 7:30am.
HMP/YOI Parc are looking for a nurse (RGN/ RNLD/ RMN) 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.
Our nurse clinics include, triage, bloods, epilepsy, vaccination, chronic heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, dressings, COPD, asthma, healthy living and a range of mental health interventions. Our patients also have on-site access to GP, Dentist, Optician, podiatry, pharmacy and physiotherapy. Our nursing team will also be required to assist with two very busy medication rounds each day as well as responding to unexpected medical emergencies as they arise.
HMP/YOI Parc is located 2 minutes away from Junction 36 of the M4. There is an access to a free staff car park, gym and subsided staff canteen.
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
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.