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Staff Nurse - Primary Care

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
26 Nov 2023
Are you ready to unlock your potential within a challenging, creative and fast paced work environment? Do you want to escape your current job role and work with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past? Now is the time to breakinto offender healthcare and develop your career.

As part of the South West Prison Healthcare contract awarded to Oxleas NHS trust in 2022, we are able to expand recruitment and are looking for a compassionate, knowledgeable and motivated Staff Nurse to join our friendly team at HMP Bristol.

Our healthcare team have a real impact on promoting health and well-being to those in prison and we pride ourselves on using skills and strategies that instil hope for patients future resettlement back into the community. We directly deliver Mental Health, Physical Health, Pharmacy and Clinical Substance Misuse in an integrated healthcare delivery model to provide effective and responsive care to improve wellbeing and support better outcomes in the future.

As part of our primary careteam, you will enjoy all the benefits of NHS AfC employment (inc pension) with the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking service, who encourage career and personal development to all staff to increase their clinical and interpersonal skills.

Main duties of the job

Our Staff Nurses have a very varied role where no two days are the same. As a staff nurse, you will be required to exercise a high degree of personal and professional autonomy and have the ability to plan and reach complex and critical judgements. You will be delivering high quality clinical care within the Integrated Healthcare Service for the prison, which will include acute & primary care, long term conditions management, enhanced assessment and diagnostic intervention services and health promotion activities. In order to do the above, you will be required to demonstrate and provide robust expert clinical skills with a sound understanding of evidence-based nursing practice to provide a pro-active approach to ensure quality & outcome driven practice on a day-to-day basis.

Our staff nurses operate in 3 core areas:
  • Reception/First night in custody
  • Primary care
  • Emergency Response

As a staff nurse, you will screen new arrivals to the prison, completing detailed reception screens and assessing risks for new patients. This will enable you to ascertain what the patient may require in their first 48 hours on site.

You will then run daily clinics which include urgent care same day matters to triage and routine primary care such as long term condition management, imms & vacs, wound care, health screening and promotion & care planning.

Our staff nurses also provide emergency response to any incidents on site at the prison, this includes on the wings, in healthcare & communal areas.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London.

Our healthcare departments operate across four prisons in the BSGW cluster each of which require a bespoke service responding to the prisoner and prison needs:
  • HMP Ashfield - Cat C - Population = 412
  • HMP Bristol - Cat B - Population = 638
  • HMP Erlestoke - Cat C - Population = 494
  • HMP Leyhill - Cat D (Open) - Population = 460

Oxleas are the lead provider across 10 South West prisons and operate in Devon and Dorset in addition to the above.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To support the delivery of an effective integrated healthcare service clinical model.
  • To manage a complex clinical caseload.
  • To support the development, implement and maintenance the National Standards for Health Care in Prisons for the service.
  • Ensure all clinics and consultations are delivered in a clinically effective and timely way, in line with service needs.
  • To support the delivery of an effective integrated healthcare service clinical model.
  • To support the delivery of an effective integrated healthcare service clinical model.
  • To manage a complex clinical caseload.
  • To support the development, implement and maintenance the National Standards for Health Care in Prisons for the service.
  • Ensure all clinics and consultations are delivered in a clinically effective and timely way, in line with service needs.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION, PLEASE READ:

All applicants must be willing to undertake National Security Vetting in order to work in a Prison Setting. This will be completed as part of the pre-employment checks through Oxleas and the prison vetting team.

You will need to provide:

Proof of right to work documentation

Proof of ID, needs to include 1 photographicID

Proof of address documentation

Non-UK passport holders will need to have correct documentation (right to work in the UK) and a Home office Share code.

Address History:

5 years address history will be needed.

Applicants that are not UK Passport holders who provide less than 5 years UK address history will need to provide a Police Certificate which must be in English from where they resided previously.

Applicants who are UK Passport holders who have lived abroad for a period of more than six months during the last three years will need to provide a certificate of good conduct or an overseas police check in English from the countries resided in or visited .

In order to assist you in obtaining a Police Certificate, guidance can be sought from: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants

If the country you have resided in is not listed here, you can obtain the necessary information by contacting the relevant Embassy or High Commission for that Country. Their contact details can be found on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website ( http://www.fco.gov.uk/en ).

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Registered NMC Qualification (or in final year)
  • Experience of multi - professional collaboration


Desirable

  • Understand and/or experience working in a secure environment
  • experience of setting, monitoring and evaluating standards of care
  • An ability to assess risk and care-plan effectively
  • Ability to manage complex and challenging behaviour
  • Ability to work in a secure environment


Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMP Bristol

19 Cambridge Rd, Bishopston

Bristol

BS7 8PS

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277-5809905-BRIS

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