Location
HMP Dartmoor
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £40,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

You will be required to lead innovative nursing practice in the management of long-term conditions for a specific caseload of patients. This includes the assessment of need, delivery, and evaluation of care interventions and management plans in line with best practice standards.
You will also be required to proactively manage frequent and high demand users of health services using long term condition strategies in line with the Department of Health standards for the management of long term conditions as well as providing professional support and guidance for the nursing team and ensure resources available are utilised effectively for the day to day management of patients with long term conditions. The post holder is an integral part of the Service and contributes to the assessment of needs for the local population.

 
 
In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave – increasing with service up to 28 days per year + 8 public bank holidays, CPD, and re-validation support.
Furthermore, you will receive an opportunity to develop into a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, plastering, ILS/ALS (intermediate life support and advanced life support), health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

About You

As a Long Term Conditions Nurse, you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your top notch clinical skills and passion for care. You will have highly developed specialist knowledge in long-term conditions and be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical assessment skills. You will also need to undertake the role of Supervisor/Mentor, participating in and supporting others to deliver clinical practice.
You will also require a non-medical prescribing qualification or have the willingness to undertake.
If you have a passion for bringing new ideas to the table then we’re here to listen on how we can improve and continue to develop our healthcare service within the prison environment.

About Us

HMP Dartmoor is a category C men's prison, located in Princetown high on Dartmoor accessible by bus from Plymouth bus station. The services offered are that similar to a GP practice with additional mental health and substance misuse services alongside GP and Nurse Triage appointments, health promotion, and long-term life-limiting conditions.

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

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 prison vetting.
 

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse, or soon to qualify, and want 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!

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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