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Band 6 Prison Sister/charge nurse

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

Job Details

If you are looking for your next career challenge and have a real passion for Prison Nursing we have an exciting opportunity for 1 band 6 nurse within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust at HMP Birmingham.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit experience, highly skilled and motivated nurses to join our Primary Care Team. Our aim is to deliver a wide range of healthcare interventions to improve our patient's overall health and well being. You will be a qualified Registered Adult Nurse (RGN) with experience in Prison Nursing along with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an ever-changing environment. You will have a flexible approach to working within a team that encourages new ideas and innovations to improve the service. If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

About us

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • Registered nurse adults tor & Assessor award or equivalent
  • Evidence of continuing Professional Development Caseload management experience



  • Significant post registration experience
  • Evidence of multi disciplinary team working



  • Sound knowledge of Palliative care and long term conditions management Leadership skills and ability to work in a supervisory capacity
  • Evidence of time and resource management
  • Evidence of assessment skills and individualized care planning
  • Custodial experience Knowledge of current issues and legislative changes affecting NHS, Health & Social care, particularly those pertinent to the primary care setting
  • Ability to teach patients and staff across all areas of care & practice
  • Ability to undertake clinical audit and demonstrate sound knowledge of standard setting and audit process



  • Ability to demonstrate individual responsibility in respect of Health & Safety
  • Ability to demonstrate written skills that are relevant ,accurate concise and legible
  • To have basic I.T. knowledge and inputting skills
  • Awareness of the needs of ethnic minority patients/carers, within the framework of valuing equality and diversity
  • Ability to work in a supervisory capacity
  • Demonstrate application of appropriate guidelines and protocols within clinical practice
  • Knowledge of risk management procedures and how they relate to clinical practice

Personal qualities


  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge appropriately

Other job requirements


  • Demonstration of a commitment to team working
  • Ability to work flexibly eg weekends/bank holidays/day shifts

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT



Winson green road


B18 4AS

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