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Prison Nurse (Permanent)

Location: Bridgend, CF35 6AP Country: UK Rate: £28,512 to £33,792 per annum

We are recruiting for a Registered General Nurse, Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse in Learning Disability based within Prison Healthcare in Bridgend.

Our Client is looking for a registered nurse to join their dedicated and enthusiastic nurse-led 24/7 Primary Care service. This secure site holds approximately 1800 men and boys, predominantly serving sentences of two years or more.

The environment in which we work is challenging and unique and they are looking for resilient and flexible individuals to help deliver a service that equals the level of care that you would expect to receive in the community.

The positions available are as follows;

RGN, RMN or RNLD - 3 long days per week 07.00 - 20.00 with weekend and night duty rotation.

Job Outline:

To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of offenders in line with professional, contractual and company requirements.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

Part 1 NMC registration

Experience of working within a team

Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy

Able to provide examples of diversity in practice

Able to work within challenging and complex situations

Experience of working with potentially aggressive people

Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels

Successful applicants can expect to attend a Prison Awareness Training course, following by a six week induction programme and regular access to relevant training and support from management. In addition to this all nurses will be required to attend weekly full staff meetings and daily verbal handover whilst on shift.

Benefits as a Nurse:

£28,512 to £33,792 per annum.

Company pension scheme with employer contributions

Life assurance

Employee discount scheme

Childcare vouchers

O2, Aviva and British Gas discounts

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 - 10 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting.

For further information please call Maxine or alternatively forward your CV for consideration.

Posted Date: 19 Feb 2020 Reference: JSMSP Employment Agency: DS Associates Recruitment Contact: Maxine Shaw