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Senior Primary Care Nurse: HMP Lincoln

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
19 Mar 2024
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for four Senior Primary Care Nurse to work within our Primary Care Team at HMP Lincoln providing acute, rehabilitative and primary care to offenders within a prison environment.

We have well-established and strong relationships with both the prison team and external partners who support us to deliver healthcare safely, effectively and efficiently.

Would you like to work closely with others as part of a wider MDT, which includes
  • GP's, Psychiatrists, Specialist Community Practitioners, Pharmacists, Mental Health & Substance Misuse Practitioners, Learning disability services, Psychologists and a multitude other allied professionals

We deliver a wide range of positive health opportunities to individuals in custody, which is equal to and often above what is offered in the community.

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust believe in investing in our staff, where there is lots of opportunity and support for progression for the right candidates in both Internal & External training.

Main duties of the job

The Offender Health Directorate is one of the largest and most successful providers of prison healthcare in the UK. The Directorate provide physical, mental health and substance misuse healthcare services in prisons across the East Midlands, Lincolnshire & Leicestershire.

The Directorate provides healthcare to 9 prisons. You are part of a large peer group of 400+ healthcare professionals with access to peer support, supervision and excellent opportunities for learning and development. We also offer services within the Personality Disorder Pathway, including Therapeutic Communities (within prisons), Community and Prison Personality Disorder services and specialist Veteran Services.

We are committed to working in partnership with prison services, national probation service other healthcare providers and our criminal justice system partners to improve health, support justice to reduce re-offending behaviour. The Offender Health Team truly believes it can make a difference to the lives of offenders by offering consistent, high-quality care in primary, mental health and substance misuse services that are equivalent to health services delivered outside of Prison.

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

To work as part of the Healthcare Centre team leading in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient needs and appropriate care and treatment.

Ensure the implementation of the National Service Frameworks and ensure maintenance of high standards of care to the prison population.

To coordinate and lead the team as operational daily nurse in charge.

To provide leadership, support for and supervision of the team.

Maintain professional standards, ensuring adherence to all relevant policies and procedures to ensure the delivery of high-quality care.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First level registered nurse, RGN
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in relevant area e.g. Tissue Viability, Continence Promotion First Aid qualification
  • HLS training up to date


Desirable

  • Mentor and Assessor
  • Independent non medical prescriber


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of Health Education and Promotion.
  • Experience of triaging of patients with a range of clinical conditions.
  • Experience of Chronic Disease management.
  • Experience of supervising and appraising staff.
  • Experience of working with other organisations.


Desirable

  • Experience of working in criminal justice setting
  • Experience of close working relationships with a variety of statutory agencies and other external organisations


Skills

Essential

  • Teaching and assessing students.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • I.T skills including Word, Excel and electronic patient record systems
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills.


Desirable

  • Presentation Skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of the NHS Modernisation Agenda


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • 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

Address

HMP Lincoln

Greetwell road

Lincoln

LN2 4BD



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