Location
Thames Valley HMP Huntercombe
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
up to £38,073 per annum FTE - dependent on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

We're looking for a Primary Care Nurses to join our team within the healthcare department at HMP Huntercombe on a full-time and part-time basis. This will involve working inside the prison, within healthcare and on the prison wings. Healthcare is provided between 07:45 – 18:30 on weekdays and between 08:30 - 16:30, weekends. The site does not offer 24 hour healthcare and as such there are no night shifts. We are welcoming full and part time applicants to apply for this vacancy. This role will include regular weekend work.

 

Interested in clinical development?

We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service. Examples include ANP, BBV, sexual health, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

About You

You will be a qualified Registered Adult Nurse 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!

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £38,073 per annum - dependent on experience (pro-rata for part-time hours). We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme. 

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

About Us

Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments.

HMP Huntercombe is a category C adult male prison for a foreign national population in order to support government priorities on the deportation of foreign national offenders. HMP Huntercombe is situated in Nuffield in Oxfordshire within the North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. It's located within 15 minutes of Henley on Thames, 30 minutes of Reading and 35 minutes of High Wycombe.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence

  • we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated,
  • we act with integrity
  • we embrace diversity
  • we strive to do things better together. 
  • Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

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