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Senior Mental Health Nurse vacancy

Care UK

Job Description

Break in to prison healthcare!

HMP YOI New Hall is a closed female local prison which holds, adult female prisoners of all categories and Young Offenders and Juveniles on Detention and Training Orders.

Care UK took over management of the NHS Healthcare Services at HMP YOI New Hall on the 1st September 2016.

We are the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP YOI New Hall, we’re looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse to come and join us in this exciting new venture.

About the role:

As a Senior Mental Health Nurse at HMP YOI New Hall, you will have joint responsibility for the management and delivery of high quality responsive primary Care Services throughout the prison that comply with all statutory instructions and delivered within the a framework of both clinical governance and good practice guidelines.
Providing support in leadership and direction of the mental health nurses to ensure high quality, effective services that are person centred, accessible and locally valued by the prisoners, the prison and Care UK.

About you:

You will be a Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a valid NMC pin and evidence of continued professional development. With recent experience working in a challenging environment for marginalized individuals in an acute, secure, forensic setting. You will have experience in the preparation of reports and presentations to external agencies and participating in Modernisation and Development of services. As well as the ability to work with service users, carers and advocates to ensure involvement in services. You must have the ability to manage services in a rapidly changing environment.

Further job information:

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week, across 7 days on a rota basis. The salary for this role is up to £33,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

Offers of employment are subject to Care UK terms and conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, Enhanced DBS Check and Prison Vetting.

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