Custody Nurse (RGN)
£30,000 plus contributory pension matched up to 10% + pool car provided at site
Coventry (covering Solihull and Stechford custody suites as required)
Full time, shifts are 7-7 both days and nights (3/4 per week), and part-time roles are available also 24 hrs, 2 shifts pw, days and nights).
Magnetic is working with a private provider of healthcare services to the police force, and we are seeking experienced, self-motivated Registered Nurses (RGN) who are used to working autonomously or as a lone nurse, to work as a Custody Nurse, being responsible for the assessment and treatment, referral and advice to a defined client group detained at various police stations. Some roles are also static posts based at single, larger custody suites.
An extremely varied and interesting role with a quick turnover in the number of patients seen, we are seeking enthusiastic nurses who are used to dealing with challenging or aggressive behaviour, patients with drug or alcohol problems, or anyone from an A+E, prison or forensic (primary care) background.
The Custody Nurse post involves rapid assessment and treatment of the needs of the presenting detainees, including emergency care, chronic condition management, minor injuries, supporting and directing alcohol/drug rehabilitation, detoxification, forensic sample gathering etc. Patients will be referred to other services as appropriate, in consultation with Custody Unit Staff.
Registered Nurse (RGN, as the role has a medical bias)
At least 3 years post-qualification experience in a range of different settings, acute medical assessment skills are essential
Strong clinical skills combined with a common sense approach
Valid UK Driving Licence essential. Car will be provided
Ability to work days, nights and weekends. If part-time, you must still be able to work nights
If you are interested in a Custody Nurse role, please send us your CV ASAP in order to be considered. All roles subject to police vetting. Magnetic is acting as an employment agency in regards to this vacancy