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Senior Primary Care Nurse: HMP Lowdham Grange

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lowdham, Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Primary Care Nurse to work within our Primary Care Team at HMP Lowdham Grange 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:

GPs, 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.

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.

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

#TeamNottsHC comprises over 11,000 dedicated colleagues who #MakeADifference every day. We deliver intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic, and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and South Yorkshire. Our care is provided from over 200 sites, spanning community locations, acute settings, and secure environments, including prisons.

We are one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of Nottinghamshire's biggest employers. We also host national and regional services, such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We offer a variety of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) groups, the Green Champions network, the Freedom to Speak Up network, the Health and Wellbeing Champions network, and the Menopause Champions network. These networks play a vital role in supporting our diverse workforce and promoting a culture of inclusivity.

The health and wellbeing of our colleagues is a top priority. We invest significantly in this through our in-house occupational health and staff counselling services, supported by a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team.

The Trust is committed to reducing its carbon emissions, with a specialised Energy and Environmental team working to ensure compliance with environmental legislation, enhance our environmental performance, and achieve our net-zero commitment

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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 Lowdham Grange

Old Epperstone Road

Lowdham, Nottingham

NG14 7DA



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186-779-24-FS

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