Police Custody Nurse - Manchester

Hays Healthcare
£21.29 - £38.00/Hour
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Police Custody Nurse
Hays are currently looking for nurses to work between custody suites within the Manchester and Greater Manchester area as a Custody Nurse. The role will require you to provide assessments and care for detainees, victims and staff in the Police Custody Suites and Force area.
You will primarily be based at one of the sites and complete 12 hour shifts, however you will be required to be flexible and to travel between sites within the area if required.
Other aspects of the role will require you to:
Provide advice and support to custody officers in determining the health care needs of detainees and the priorities of care. Seek telephone advice and refer cases to the doctor or Consultant FME when required.Work with other members of the team to ensure that the service is provided at all times. Develop positive working relationships with the Consultant FMEs and doctors, custody staff, police officers, local health organisations, drug referral workers, and other organisations, which can contribute to the excellence of the service.Keep accurate, complete and contemporaneous notes of work carried out, including the recording of injuries. Ensure all activities are logged using the systems in use.Make use of supervision opportunities to evaluate your own work and development. Participate in the collection of data for service audits and other mechanisms for achieving continuous service improvement. We are looking for registered nurses with experience in A&E, community, acute or urgent care. Working within a custody environment is also desirable but not essential. You must hold a full UK driving licence and be registered with the NMC. Unfortunately our client can only accept applications from general nurses at this time.
This role is an temporary agency post, training is provided for successful candidates. You will also be required to undertake a full police vetting process and appropriate background checks.
For further information or to apply for the role please contact me on 0113 2003705 or send your CV
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