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Return to Practice Nursing Opportunities

Job Description


Integrated Care 24 Ltd is promoting an initiative, which encourages return to practice of nurses who have been on Part One of the NMC register and whose registration has lapsed.

IC24 Ltd delivers high quality primary healthcare in prisons in Kent. We are committed to professional and responsive recruitment processes to ensure that the right skill mix is secured and maintained.

This is a flexible programme, which aims to fulfil the individual needs of nurses, as they revise established skills and learn about new developments and practices in order to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2008) requirements for re-registration. The Return to Practice (RTP) programme is run by Canterbury Christ Church University with clinical placements provided by IC24.

The RTP involves 30 hours face to face teaching plus self-directed study and 150 hours in supervised practice.

  • During the period of supervised practice, you will be employed as a healthcare assistant in Health and Justice
  • Your course fees will be paid
  • You will have support and mentoring throughout the course.
  • You will complete a practice portfolio, in which your achievement of practice base competencies will be assessed by your mentor in practice.

The specialist expertise of prison clinicians make them key players in the healthcare and prison team. Most prison clinicians have general and mental health experience. If you’d like to be part of a team with a common aim of improving people’s health and delivering high quality treatment to everybody who needs it, working in a Health and Justice might be for you.

Full and part time hours available covering various shift patterns and requiring 24/7 cover. Bank holiday cover will be required and will be paid at an enhanced rate.


  • Lapsed NMC registration for UK Nurses
  • Satisfactory DBS Check and Occupation Health clearance
  • A clinical placement prior to commencing the course

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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