Bank Staff Nurse - Woodbridge

Recruiter
Care UK
Location
Woodbridge
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Break in to Prison healthcare! Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like the opportunity to use your nursing skills in an environment like no other? Have you ever thought about nursing in prisons? HMP Hollesley Bay is a category D prison housing approximately 450 adult male prisoners in open conditions. HMP Warren Hill is a category C prison housing approximately 240 adult life sentenced prisoners in secure conditions.About the Job Nursing in prison is never predictable and the work is never the same. Your role will incorporate elements of primary care, emergency care, substance misuse, mental health and suicide prevention. You will also be an integral part of the wider prison team contributing to the rehabilitative culture within the establishment. The situation in prison can change at any minute. You need to able to think on your feet and make quick autonomous decisions in what can be a challenging environment. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences but you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best care possible from both the healthcare team and the prison team. Nursing in prison is a role like no other and can ultimately be extremely rewarding.About You 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! You do not need to have prison experience as we will provide you with an induction including a 2 day course introducing you to Health in Justice at Care UK. Are you thinking about it but aren’t sure if it’s for you? We welcome informal visits to come and have a chat with us and see what we do.Further Job InformationThis is a Bank role. There are no night shifts but you will be required to work some bank holidays and weekends. Healthcare operates between 0700 and 1700 at Hollesley Bay and between 0730 and 1945 at Warren Hill and there are various shift options available. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities

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