Primary Care Team Leader

Care UK Primary
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Care UK are looking for a Primary Care Team Leader (RGN) to join it's multi-disciplinary team at HMP Dovegate. HMP Dovegate is a Category B prison with over 1000 male adult prisoners over the age of 21 - including those on trial, remand, awaiting sentence and serving convictions of 4 years or more.

Responsible To

Head of Healthcare

Key Responsibilities

As Team Lead, you'll be responsible for the effective day-to-day operational management of all primary care services across the prison. Managing primary care service level agreements, ensuring performance-monitoring standards are adhered to and the highest standards of care are maintained. You'll participate in the on-site and on-call rota to provide 24 hour cover for the service. As Team Lead, you'll also deputise for the Deputy Head of Healthcare in their absence and support them across the range of their duties.


• 1st level RGN with current registration with the UK Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Additional Information

This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £32,966.40 per annum - dependent on experience. Please note that that role is subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.
To be successful in this role, you will have:

• Proven post nursing registration experience
• Experience of keyworking and care planning
• Evidence of team leadership and supervision of junior staff
• Evidence in participating in planning and/or management meetings at a senior level
• Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
• Ability to lead and develop teams
• Ability to provide and co-ordinate clinical and management supervision
• Assessment skills, including an understanding of risk assessments
• Ability to work within a harm reduction and relapse prevention model
• Awareness of health issues relating to substance misuse