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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust provides mental health, social care, public health and wellbeing services for the people of Manchester. We aim to recruit the best individuals who are not only a truly representative and diverse workforce, but are passionate to help drive forward the improvements we have planned. We expect that all staff working within our Trust adopt our values; Truthfulness, Respect, Understanding, Standards, Togetherness; and utilise these whenever and wherever they are providing services.

Registered Nurse - HMP Manchester

Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Registered General Nurse to provide excellent nursing care to patients within the High Security environment of HM Prison Manchester.

Although primarily based on the Inpatient Unit, the role will involve working across all areas of the prison.

The role of a nurse within the Prison Service offers much more than a typical healthcare career. Delivering high quality care in a secure prison environment, providing 24 hour cover, you will develop your clinical and primary care expertise working with clients who may require input from a number of healthcare agencies. You will be able to build relationships with prisoners from their very first day, in both our inpatient and outpatient facilities, assessing and meeting their diverse and often complex healthcare needs and seeing the positive impact of your work in their lives.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Diane Press on  ( Phone number removed ) .

This post currently attracts a Recruitment and Retention premium. This is paid as an addition to normal pay. The Recruitment and Retention premium is subject to regular review and may not apply when the Trust advertises future vacancies. The payment may cease to apply during employment; notice would be given.

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre employment checks. This position is also subject to a CTC Check and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. If you have not registered with the DBS Update Service, a new disclosure would be undertaken if you were successful in your application. You will be required to pay for the DBS check prior to commencement in post. In addition to this you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

Please note: Interviews will be held on the 22nd and 23rd November 2016.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

MMHSC Trust is currently overseen by NHS Improvement. Work is being done to identify the best overall solution for mental health services in Manchester. As part of this, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) has been identified as the preferred acquirer and from early 2017 will take responsibility for MMHSC Trust Services. During this time, services will continue and opportunities will be created by being part of a larger organisation.

We reserve the right to close this post early where we receive a high number of applications. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

Please note, if the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to pay the cost for the check in advance if successful at interview.

Please note that further correspondence will be via your NHS jobs account.

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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