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Primary Care Paramedic/RGN

Employer
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Profession
Paramedic
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic Registered General Nurse or Paramedic to join our Primary Care Team and YOI Cookham Wood.

At HMYOI Cookham Wood we care for 15-18-year-old boys in custody we are looking for staff that understand their needs and work in line with 'Child First' principles.By joining our team, you will not only look after the healthcare needs of the young people we care for, but who also have the opportunity to have a real impact on promoting health and well-being or this population.

This is a Senior Nurse/Paramedic role responsible for the day to day delivery of Primary Care and Health Promotion service to the Young People in our care. They will work closely as part of the wider Integrated Health and Emotional Well-being Team to deliver holistic care, and will foster close working relationships with operational and educational colleagues to enhance engagement with the Children Young People.

Main duties of the job

It is expected that the RGN/Paramedic will provide professional leadership and to facilitate a culture which engenders high standards and reflective learning and development.

To lead and manage a team of allocated staff.

Undertake line management responsibility for a team of staff ensuring appropriate deployment and supervision of staff.

To provide skilled general and advice to patients within the prison.

To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team assessing the health needs of patients to provide and evaluate care given and implement changes as required.

To be able to work autonomously, as well as part of the wider team delivering health care to the standard equitable to that found within the wider community.

To provide holistic care in a unique environment based on a primary care model that encourages patient engagement to an often socially excluded group.

About us

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is a Top Employer Award Winner. We have a Health and Justice Services Directorate, within which sits the 'Children and Young People' Service line working in partnership with 'Youth Custody' colleagues to provide responsive and dependable primary care, mental health, learning disabilities and substance misuse services to the young people and young adults within our services.

PLEASE NOTE ANY CANDIDATE WISHING TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR ROLES IN HEALTH AND JUSTICE SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRISON VETTING CLEARANCE. WHICH REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT IN THE UK FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA NEED NOT APPLY.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD& PS for full details of duties and responsibilities.
  • Provide professional team leadership and support to all members of the Healthcare team.
  • Maintain a professional manner and act as a role model
  • To facilitate the healthcare teams compliance with CNWL and Prison policies, procedures and guideline ensuring adherence at all times
  • Support the formulation of policies/protocols within sphere of work
  • Participate in and provide clinical and management supervision and facilitate others to engage in the process
  • Act as an excellent role model to junior nursing staff, nursing assistants and students setting, implementing and monitoring the highest professional standards


Person Specification

Qualifications and registration

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse or Registered Paramedic with substantial previous post qualification experience


Desirable

  • Mentoring (e.g. ENB 998 or MSPP)
  • Non-medical prescribing


Experience

Essential

  • At least 3 years post qualification experience.


Desirable

  • Previous experience of working within a secure setting
  • Previous experience of working at a Band 6 level
  • Previous experience of working within a primary care setting
  • Previous experience of leading a team


Knolwedge

Essential

  • Understanding of clinical governance issues in primary care and secure settings
  • Knowledge of PGDs and associated policies
  • Knowledge of Infection Preventions and Control


Desirable

  • Understanding of health promotion and its delivery


Key skills

Essential

  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Clinical skills in primary care nursing and/or pre-hospital settings
  • Ability to respond and deal with medical emergencies
  • Change management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to provide teaching, mentorship and supervision
  • IT skills


Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

YOI Cookham Wood

Sir Evelyn Road

Rochester

ME1 3LU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

333-D-HJ-1556-A

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