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Senior Nurse - Primary Care

Employer
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Shaftesbury
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
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 Senior Nurse to join our friendly team at HMP Guys Marsh

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 care team, 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. HMP Guys Marsh are looking for a Senior nurse who can combine emergency skills and knowledge with skill set for the primary care setting.

Main duties of the job

As a senior nurse you will provide high quality primary care services and a range of specialist interventions for offenders. At HMP Guys Marsh, we deliver a nurse-led integrated primary care service and operate a specialist practice-based clinical model of care.

You will ensure care and continuity of treatment is maintained throughout a patient care pathway whilst detained in prison. You will be required to ensure all clinics and consultations are delivered in a clinically effective and timely way and implement strategies to promote and improve health and prevent disease whilst in prison.

As a senior member of staff, you will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of the Healthcare Team, supporting junior colleagues and ensure systems are in place for clinical supervision to junior team members.

This role is full-time, 37.5 hours per week.

Wondering what its like to work within offender healthcare?

Working in the prison service can seems scary at first but you'll have the support you need from your team to make a difference every day.

I see the prison as an individual community where I work with a variety of people and provide urgent care, routine health screens like a GP practice and complex needs care to the patients. I have the unique opportunity to support someone throughout their time in prison and make a significant difference to their lives. Furthermore, see them grow, change and improve their general health. Ellen, Clinical Lead

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.We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. 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. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

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

Expereince

Essential

  • Post-registration nursing experience
  • Experience of multi-professional collaboration


Desirable

  • Understand and/or experience working in a secure environment
  • Ability to manage complex and challenging behaviour


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse


Skills

Essential

  • Driving licence


Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMP Guys Marsh

Shaftesbury

SP7 0AH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

277-6263919-GUYS-A

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