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Staff Nurse - HMP Dovegate

Job Description

Break into prison healthcare!

Do you want a new and exciting challenge? Are you looking to make a real difference with what you do?

Care UK are looking for nurses to join our team at HMP Dovegate, an adult male prison in Uttoxeter.

About Care UK

Care UK is 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.

About the Job

It’s not just the environment that’s varied here, the role is too. You can expect to be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation and development of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse-led clinics, reviewing patient histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

Across everything you do, you’ll maintain accurate records and provide the kind of helpful, empathetic support that will make every patient feel at ease.

About You

To be successful in this Staff Nurse role, you must:

• Be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles and philosophy of Clinical Governance.
• Be able to demonstrate knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety.
• Be able to demonstrate the ability to respond to situations and act on your own initiative.
• Have good interpersonal skills.
• Be able to provide evidence of good record keeping.
• Have experience of performing clinical audits.

You will be a qualified RGN or RMN with current and valid NMC registration. You'll also have evidence of continuing professional development and be willing to undertake further training and development relevant to your area of practice and service development.

Further Job Information

We have full time and part time opportunities.

The full time salary range for this role will be £28,500 - £29,164 per annum - dependent on experience.

Please note that this role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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