Location
West Yorkshire HMP Wealstun
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

 

Looking for a job opportunity within prison healthcare?

 

If you looking for a new and rewarding role and want to develop your management skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you!

 

HMP Wealstun is a Category C men's prison, located near the village of Thorp Arch in West Yorkshire. Which is based 30 minute from Leeds, and 5 minutes from the A1 just off Boston Spa.

Working shift patterns cover a variety of hours between 7am – 7:30pm. The site currently has departments for Mental Health, Substance misuse, Primary care and admin.

Training and support is offered for all staff, there is also and onsite gym accessible and free to staff as well as free parking on site.

 

About the Job...

 

Nursing in prison is never dull or predictable. On any given day the skills you use may be similar to those you need working in health promotion or A&E, alternatively you may be supporting people to manage their mental health or substance misuse. It’s this variety that keeps things fresh and stimulating. Every day will bring new challenges and new experiences. But at the same time, you’ll have all the support you need to deliver the best care possible.

 

The role will be an experience like no other, requiring a diverse and mixed nursing skills and background. One minute you could be delivering a nurse led clinic and the next you are attending an emergency response.

 

You will be expected to work alongside the Deputy Head of Healthcare in the development and delivery of high quality responsive services to service users who require access to health services within HMP Wormwood Scrubs ensuring compliance with statutory and mandatory requirements.

About You

Job Requirements...

 

You will be a qualified Registered General 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. Management experience is a necessary requirement for the role.
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!

 

Salary and Benefits…

 

The salary range is up to £45,000 per annum - dependent on experience. This is a full-time vacancy, working 37.5 hour per week. We welcome informal visits to the prison but these must be booked in advance, please contact Wendy for more information.

 

Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, 25 days annual leave increasing to 28 with length of service plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking at some locations.

 

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...

About Us

About Practice Plus Group…

 

Practice Plus Group is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country.

 

The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

 

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.

 

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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