Location
Gatwick IRC
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £33,990
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

I help to make a difference!

Are you collaborative, caring, and compassionate?

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. Practice Plus Group has recently taken over the contract for Gatwick IRC, and we are looking for a Mental Health Nurse to join our team.
If you want to make a real difference to someone’s present and future with an opportunity to use all of your clinical, interpersonal skills and develop new abilities then this is the place to be.
 
You will be a qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse 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 being 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.

About You

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, plastering, ILS (intermediate life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

How will we support you?

• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Preceptorship (newly qualified practitioners)
• Regular clinical supervision
• Supported development into specialties such as diabetes or asthma
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team

You’ll receive an annual salary £33,990 per annum - depending on experience; free DBS check, free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support. As well as a number of benefits including a company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time delete as appropriate) plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

About Us

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

At Gatwick IRC we deliver a 24/7 service although working hours do vary to provide overall support

We also welcome part-time and bank applications.

 
Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to right to work in the UK, references, an enhanced DBS check, and vetting. To complete the vetting you will need to have worked in the UK, consistently for 5 years, with no more than an employment gap of 28 days

Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders 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 care.
 

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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