Staff Nurse - Aylesbury

Recruiter
Care UK
Location
Aylesbury
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Break into Prison Healthcare! An exciting career opportunity has arisen for a General Nurse role in the Aylesbury young offender institute. • Are you ready for a change in direction and new challenge? • Could you transfer your clinical skills and knowledge into the prison setting? • Do you want support and development opportunity in an innovative environment? • Are you passionate about providing safe and effective care? Working in prison can very rewarding but also challenging, interesting and stimulating. Working within a prison primary care environment gives you the opportunity to develop your clinical skills, professional and personal strengths. We deliver a variety of healthcare interventions to the young men in the establishment including triage, management of minor illness and injury, long term conditions management, acute and chronic wound management, health promotion activity, sexual health clinics and vaccinations and screening programmes. Other services include GP sessions, Opticians, physiotherapy, podiatry, dental clinics, drug and alcohol services and mental health services. If you are interested in every day being different, working in prison with a complex population will provide a stimulating work environment. About the Job Nursing prison is never dull or predictable. On any given day you will be trained to deliver a variety of nursing intervention from health promotion to emergency care, vaccinations to wound care, long term conditions to emotional support and managing substance misuse clients. It is this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and experiences, at the same time you will have all the support and training you need to deliver the best care possible. You can expect to be involved in all aspects of the primary care delivery service. You’ll carry out and contribute to the development of all nurse-led services. Job Requirements You will be a qualified Registered Nurse – Adult (RGN) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever changing. You’ll have a positive, flexible approach working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service. If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously, a good team player as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then we look forward to welcoming you to our team. A full job description is available on request. About Care UK Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in 41 prisons across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s careFurther job information: This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per a week on a rotational shift pattern including weekend work excludes night shifts. We are offering a competitive full time salary of £25000 - £30000 per annum dependent upon experience. We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested Please take the opportunity to view some videos of working for Care UK and in Health in Justice - http://www.careukhealthcare.com/healthcare-jobs

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