Salary: £26,293 – £41,361 Per Annum, Pro-Rata (Depending on knowledge, skills and experience)
Location: HMP Sheppey Prison Cluster, Kent
Hours of Work: 375 hours per week, Part-Time Hours considered
Job Purpose: IC24 Offender Health is looking for reliable, dependable and skilled registered nurses to join Offender Health. The post holder will assist and support the Head of Offender Health and the Clinical Nurse Manager of Offender Health, across the services, ensuring that prisoners and detainees receive a high quality service in line with IC24 Ltd Primary Care Services within a safe, secure and clean environment. The post holder will be responsible for the effective day to day clinical leadership and management of the healthcare department and will undertake the role of Primary and Unscheduled Care Specialist as required and as appropriate.
Prison nursing offers a unique and often fascinating experience of nursing and has the potential to impact on practice and enhance nursing quality. As a first level registered nurse, you will be passionate and committed to delivering high quality healthcare services that can make a difference. You may facilitate nurse led clinics; administer medicines, immunisations and vaccinations, triage and treat minor illness and injuries. You may also provide healthcare emergency response services within the prisons. This is a valuable experience for nurses who wish to add value to their CV while earning extra money. The prison provides a 24-hour health service with an in- patients and out-patients department. We are presently developing our wing based care improving our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.
We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills, sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently. You do not need to have had any previous prison experience however we would especially welcome applicants who have a varied nursing experience in a challenging but fulfilling area.
Please note that Home Office vetting is required, and full induction will be offered.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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