Location
London HMP Wormwood Scrubs
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £48,000 per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you 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!

Join us in this role and receive a £3000 welcome aboard bonus
 
As the EDiC Nurse you will work in reception screening new arrivals to the prison. You will complete a detailed reception screen and assess risk on new patients. You will ascertain what needs that patient requires within those first 48 hours and make a referral to the EDIC referral Hub. You will also work in the First Night Centre and complete secondary health screening to establish any other needs that they patient may require.
 
Working in reception, you will also be responsible for men leaving the establishment for court, release or transfers. You will review all men leaving the prison to ensure they are fit for travel and you will also review all men returning from hospital appointments or hospital stays. 

About You

You will be a Registered Nurse (RGN) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services. Prison Healthcare experience is not essential although we do ask that you have experience within primary care.

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, 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
• 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 up to £48,000 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. 

It doesn’t stop there

We also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

About Us

The retention bonus is offered to those who commence substantive employment in the above role within the named Practice Plus Group Health in Justice location from 30th November 2022 onwards. The bonus is paid in four parts: £1000 is paid within your first 6 months of employment (£500 at the end of your first month of employment, £500 after 6 months, or successful completion of a probation period). You will receive a £750 after 15 months of service, and a further £1250 when you reach 2 years’ service with Practice Plus Group. The total bonus is pro-rata for part time joiners.

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.

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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