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Primary Care Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro-rata for part time)
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
These posts are subject to National NHS T& Cs, paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during nights, weekends and bank holidays and we offer a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 to new starters with the Trust in this role (payable in instalments over a 2 year period)

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role in Healthcare?

Nursing in a custodial environment provides the perfect opportunity to offer a positive nurse led health experience to a group of patients who are usually identified as experiencing poor health outcomes.

You should be enthusiastic, motivated, patient focused and enjoy a challenge. We provide a service 24 hours 7 days a week on an internal rotation basis. The team operates in a supportive environment with a commitment to personal and professional development.

Main duties of the job

Working within HMP Lincoln provides an exciting opportunity for all healthcare professionals. The Primary Healthcare Team provides a wide variety of care from initial assessment / screening for all new patients, clinical triage, emergency response, care of minor illness and injuries, nurse led clinics for long term conditions and health promotion. We aim to provide healthcare to offenders that is equivalent to those in the community.

The integrated healthcare service provided by the Healthcare Team at HMP Lincoln aims to provide consistent, equitable, high quality and timely physical and mental health services to all prisoners. You will have the support and opportunity to develop your skills in a range of areas including assessing patient conditions, triaging services and providing appropriate clinical interventions including emergency care.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

We provide a Primary Care Service 24/7 and a Mental Health service over 7 days a week.

Its the variety of this role which will provide a stimulating experience like no other, one minute you could be delivering a nurse led clinic, the next you may be attending an emergency response.

You will be able to work autonomously whilst always having the support of a strong team when required.

You will be involved in leading and developing nurse- led clinics for health screening, vaccination and immunisation and long term conditions.

Applications are welcome from newly qualified nurses.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • experience working as a qualified nurse


  • previous experience working in offender health or secure environment
  • previous experience working in emergency care
  • previous experience of supporting patient with long term conditions

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


HMP Lincoln

Greetwell Road



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