Location
HMP IOW
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
up to £32,500 per annum DOE
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

The IHU provides care to prisoners with both mental and physical health problems, minor surgery, medical, rehabilitation/post operative care and palliative care. The Unit also provides a safe environment for the stabilisation and detoxification of prisoners with substance misuse problems.  IHU delivers care over a 24hr period and rotation will be expected from days to nights.

The work is interesting and varied and is an opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives, enabling them to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing. The post holders will be expected to work flexibly in line with service need.



About You

We invite applications from those wishing to work full or part time – and the post within IHU will mainly be on nights.  There is a 6 week rolling rota in place and expectation that 1 week out of 6 will be covering shifts during the day.

If you are looking for a challenging work environment and the opportunity to be at the forefront of developments in prison healthcare, then do please get in touch.

For informal discussions and visits, please contact:

Teresa Fendyke – Modern Matron on 01983 635728 – or email to teresa.fendyke@practiceplusgroup.com

For general enquiries about working for Practice Plus Group in Prison Health Services in HMP Isle of Wight, please contact Nicholas Puckett – Head of Healthcare on 01983 635741 - or email to Nicholas.puckett@practiceplusgroup.com

 

 

 

About Us

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their wellbeing, and helping to reduce reoffending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.

We have exciting Staff Nurse Opportunities to work mainly nights within the Inpatient Healthcare Unit (IHU) at HMP Isle of Wight, registered RGNs.  Practice Plus Group is the main provider for the healthcare and is the biggest provider for healthcare services within the prison environments.

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