Location
HMP IOW
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £32,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

As a Registered Nurse (RGN) you will be an integral part of the healthcare team and will be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse-led clinics, reviewing patient’s histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment, and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

You will also be working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team, alongside the substance misuse and mental health teams. You will have an interest in Substance Misuse and have had some exposure to this environment.

HMP Isle of Wight is a Category B Men's training Prison and holds up to approximately 1100 prisoners across two sites with a central administration team.

About You

As a Staff Nurse (RGN) you will be an integral part of the healthcare team and will be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse-led clinics, reviewing patient’s histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to.

At HMP Isle of Wight, we have two Primary Healthcare Centres sites that provide a comprehensive primary care service, GP appointments, chronic disease nurse-led clinics, screening programmes, and health promotion work. An emergency response service to prison wings is also provided within the working core day 07.30-17.30, seven days a week.

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.

 
Interested in clinical development?

At Practice Plus we encourage our staff to continually develop their skills. You can specialise in a role of your interest (beneficial to the service) i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, CBT, plastering, ILS, ALS, health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.
In return for your hard work you will...
Receive an annual salary up to £32,000 per annum – dependent on experience. You'll also get several benefits including:
•Training and development opportunities
•Company contributory pension scheme
•25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
•Staff well-being and recognition scheme
•Access to bank hours
•CPD and re-validation support
•Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts
•Online retail discounts
•Two onsite gyms with FREE access
•Onsite FREE parking
 
 
Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role. The recruiter will submit your application to the hiring manager and in turn the recruiter will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Isle of Wight if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.
 

About Us

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

 
More information

We welcome both full-time, part-time, and bank applications.

A full-time role will be working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis.

We also welcome applications from newly qualified nurses seeking, offering a full range of preceptorship in a clinical environment.
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.
 
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.

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