Forensic Healthcare Professional - Bristol

Sensible Staffing
Bristol (City Centre)
02 Dec 2017
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Patchway: 07:00 - 19:00 / 19:00 - 07:00, 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off (4 on, 4 off)Keynsham: 07:00 - 19:00 / 19:00 - 07:00, 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off (4 on, 4 off)Reports to: Regional Clinical Custody LeadSalary: £33,000 basic + benefitsSensible Staffing are currently recruiting RGN's/Paramedics to work within a Police Custody setting in the Patchway/Keynsham area for a reputable private company who not only offer a healthy salary and benefits, but also lots of training programs to take advantage of!Key requirements:Must have 2 years of post NMC/HCPC registration experienceMust have been a resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 yearsMust have relevant experience (e.g. A&E, Ambulance, Prisons etc.)Must be flexible for shift times stated aboveMust be experienced dealing with challenging individualsMust be able to take bloodsDuties and responsibilities:Assessment/Treatment of illnesses and injuriesDetermination of fitness to be detained in custodyDetermination of fitness to be releasedDetermination of fitness to be charged: competent to understand chargeDetermination of fitness to transferDetermination of fitness to be interviewed by the police detaining bodyAdvise that an independent person is required to ensure rights for the vulnerable or mentally disorderedAssessment of alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal and to retrieve blood samples under the Road Traffic ActDocumentation of injuriesAssess and treat personnel injured while on duty (e.g. police personnel),including needle stick injuriesExamine victims and assailants in alleged police assaultsTake forensic samples other than Road Traffic samplesExamination and forensic sampling of adult suspects of serious crimeYou may be required to carry out examinations suitable to your specific specialist skillsBenefits include:Company pension scheme with employer contributionsLife Assurance SchemeComprehensive training and development programsContribution towards Membership of Professional BodiesGreat for Savings: Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliersBox Office Events: As an official supplier to The O2, employees have the chance to buy tickets for a range of eventsO2 Discounts: For discounted offers on handsets, tariffs and broadbandChild Care vouchersEye Care Vouchers - Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU usersHospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Health PlanCharity work- Match-IT and Payroll GivingEmployee Care Scheme (Best Doctors and First Assist Counselling Services)Training & Progression Provided(E Learning)Defensible DocumentationDe-escalation TechniqueMedicines ManagementForensic Sampling TrainingIntroduction to Forensic MedicineMore +If you are interested or would like to receive more information please contact me on 0208 364 9911 and choose option 4 and ask for Andrew Tsangaris or email Andrew on We act as an employment business to provide temporary staff and an employment agency to provide permanent staff.