Primary Care Nurse - Stoke-on-Trent

Care UK
13 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Job Summary Break in to Prison healthcare! Are you looking for a change in your nursing career? Have you ever thought about working within the prison environment? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career developments? Then look no further??? Situated in Stoke on Trent, HMYOI Werrington is a small young offenders establishment taking both sentenced and remands young people aged 15-18. Whilst there is no inpatient unit, 24/7 nursing cover is required. The role will be an experience like no other requiring diverse and mixed nursing skills and background. One minute you could be delivering a chronic disease clinic and the next you are attending an emergency response. To ensure the continued quality of care at HMYOI Werrington, we're looking for a Nurse to come and join our team. Responsible ToKey Responsibilities We have a healthcare centre based in the middle of the Prison, with treatment rooms on the wings. We recognise training and development is important and we run varied courses to up skill and develop the nursing team, at Werrington you'll gain an insight and training in Mental Health and Substance Misuse. If you are new to offender health, we will create a suitable induction package to ensure you are equipped for this exciting role.Qualifications As a Staff Nurse (RGN) with valid NMC registration, you'll bring a good knowledge of clinical governance and a real passion for taking your skills even further. It goes without saying that you'll have a solid understanding of health and safety, along with exemplary record keeping skills. Self-motivated and able to work autonomously, you'll show plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations. Beyond that, you should have a flexible approach and the ability to achieve changing priorities by managing your own time. Additional Information The salary for this role is GBP24,000 - GBP29,000 - dependent on experience (pro-rata if part-time). There is 24hr nursing cover within the establishment with the shifts being: Main shift 0 Late shift 1 Night shift 2 Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.