Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 1 Aug 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.
As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.
Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 4 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2020 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.
We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.
Interested in clinical development?
We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary of up to £33 000 depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP YOI Swinfen Hall include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.
One of our new nurses joining the HMYOI Swinfen Hall team says,
“There is great support and reassurance in place for staff new to the prison environment - having continued support by a mentor I think made a huge diffrence in this new environment”
What do we need from you so you can do the job?
You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Adult) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.
If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!
If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Amelia Smith the Internal Recruiter for this role.
Amelia will submit your CV to the hiring manager and then will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP YOI Swinfen Hall if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. We also welcome part-time and bank applications.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
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