Location
Gatwick IRC
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £44,412 - Dependent on Experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Looking for something different?

Do you constantly strive to do things better for your patients?
Our unfaltering dedication to quality and innovation is something that we are very proud of. If you are a qualified Mental Health Nurse and want to be part of a professional team that is passionate about providing first class patient care, we would like to hear from you.
 
As a Senior Mental Health Nurse, working within the Immigration Removal Centre you will provide a holistic package of care to patients within the removal centre and manage the assessment of health needs, planning, delivery and evaluation of care including clinical risk assessment.
 
You will ensure that you assess physical and mental health of detainees on admission to the removal centre and throughout their period of detention so that any appropriate referral can be made. You will also be responsible for making a clinical judgement with regard to any immediate need and long term treatment.

About You

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever-changing. You’ll have a flexible approach to working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

You should possess a good working knowledge of conducting risk assessments and care planning as well as someone who is creative and forward-thinking to work through the issues that may arise in this challenging but exciting environment. Knowledge in therapeutic interventions such as CBT or Steps to Wellbeing is desirable but transferable clinical skills will be considered with appropriate training provided.
 
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £44,412 per annum - depending on experience. 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. 

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.

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, West Sussex.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence.  Our core values are; 
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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