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Bank Staff Nurse - HMP Bristol

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£30,639 Per annum pro-rata
Closing date
8 Mar 2024
Bank Staff Nurse, Band 5 - HMP Bristol

*PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS FOR HMP BRISTOL ONLY*

We are seeking registered nurses to join our bank to provide a quality primary care service and a range of specialist interventions for offenders. Within the role you will support junior colleagues as well as assist and support the Primary care manager as directed to deliver a nurse-led integrated primary care service and develop a specialist practice-based clinical model of care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will exercise a high degree of personal and professional autonomy and have the ability to plan and reach complex and critical judgments and have decision making skills.

To deliver high quality clinical care within the Integrated Healthcare Service for the prison. This will include acute & primary care, long term conditions management, enhanced assessment and diagnostic intervention services and health promotion activities and be in line with the NHS Plan, public health indicators and National Service Frameworks.

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 and outcome driven practice on a day-to-day basis.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the development of evidence-based practice in the specialist field and to promote research as appropriate.

To participate in managerial and professional clinical supervision programme, training, and annual appraisal and to ensure that it becomes an integral part of team practice.

To ensure the implementation of effective and appropriate patient centred care planning tools, long-term condition registers and consistent delivery throughout all the prisons within the service.

The post holder will work collaboratively with the Clinical Lead, GPs, and other clinicians to meet and review service needs as required.

The post holder will be part of skilled multidisciplinary teams comprising all healthcare staff, including strategic partners, and prison managing a single referral pathway.

The post holder will be required to undertake training to maximise uptake of screening, health promotion and prevention activity, including vaccinations.

The post holder will ensure a named care co-ordinator is allocated for every patient with complex needs who will ensure a proactive, evidence-based approach to clinical interventions, health promotion/prevention activity, and management of acute and long-term conditions using our stepped care approach.

The post holder will ensure that a single, integrated, care plans developed, and the individualised care is regularly reviewed.

The post holder will ensure that a comprehensive risk assessments and care plans are regularly reviewed in a needs-led review cycle.

The post holder will ensure a care coordination criteria and MDT meetings for patients with complex needs will be tailored to the needs of the establishment.

The post holder will ensure that they undertake all training in evidence-based CBT approaches, to enhance consistency and quality of care delivery.

The post holder will support patients to manage their health at every stage, from oral health to long term conditions.

The post holder will ensure that health promotion embedded into every aspect of the service.

To liaise with other senior Trust personnel to share expertise, promote ideas and to ensure the service is working collaboratively with the Trust's other Directorates as required.

To work positively and effectively in a difficult and often hostile environment.

Be aware of environmental hazards in the working area ensure staffs are aware of relevant health & safety policies deriving from the Health & Safety at Work Act.

To work in accordance with Trust policies and guidelines

To be familiar with Prison Standards, Standing Orders, Circular instructions, Notices to Staff, Health and Safety and all other relevant material to function as an informed practitioner within a prison setting.

Promote equality of opportunity and provide an environment in which the dignity of individuals is respected and free from workplace harassment and bullying.

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

Essential

  • Professional NMC Qualification (Registered General Nurse)


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of multi-professional collaboration including working in partnership with other statutory and voluntary organisations.
  • Experience of setting, monitoring, and evaluating standards of care.


Desirable

  • Experience of working within secure & prison settings.
  • Working knowledge of current issues/agendas facing prison/offender healthcare.


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, presenting ideas with clarity in a persuasive and influential style.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of change management and new ways of working.


Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMP Bristol

19 Cambridge Rd

Bristol

BS7 8PS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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