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Nurse- RGN

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at HMP Peterborough in the Primary Care Team. We are looking for an individual who possess a caring, positive attitude and is dedicated and conscientious. Good communication abilities, compassion and organisational skills are paramount. The candidates will have the ability to lead by example and work well in a team. A strong interest in working with prisoners is essential.

HMP Peterborough is a local Category B prison. It is England's only dual purpose-built prison for men and women, including a mother and baby unit, who are kept separate at all times. The prison is located in the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and accommodates up to 360 female and 868 adult male prisoners.

We are a warm and friendly team who pride ourselves on delivering a high standard of care. The successful candidates will benefit from an extensive supernumerary induction period, alongside regular supervision and appraisals and be encouraged to undertake training so why not drop us a line and come and have a look around

Our core strategy is to be anemployer of choice,a great place to workand be known for adiverse and inclusive culturewhose staff feelvalued.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure the provision of research based high quality care to patients in HMP Peterborough in accordance with local and national policies.

The post holder will undertake various duties within HMP Peterborough, including acting as a responder to emergencies, screening patients in reception and on the wings, triaging patients and holding nurse led clinics.

The post holder will demonstrate leadership qualities and set an example to junior staff through their own behaviour and attitude at all times.

The post holder will oversee the provision of day to day healthcare services in the absence of the clinical lead

The post holder will participate in audits, research and project work as requested.

The post holder will be responsible for supervising and supporting junior staff / students and support their development and education.

The post holder will develop and support the concept of change, contributing ideas whilst demonstrating an awareness of prison issues

Our mission, making a difference for you, with you was chosen by our staff and stakeholders. It means in everything we do and through every service we provide, we want to make a positive difference in people's lives - for those we care for, those we work with and those who work with us. Everyone is part of our team.

About us

As a health and wellbeing organisation here at team NHFT we are dedicated to continually innovate and strive to make a difference to our community and those working for our Trust, we aim to serve the people of Northamptonshire and surrounding areas with safe, quality care. We deliver this from an understanding of our local healthcare needs, economy and the changing demands of our community.

Here at NHFT we pride ourselves on our 54321 roadmap, pictured here which encompasses our PRIDE values, leadership behaviours, teams, enablers and our mission all of which are driven by our vision of 'being a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care'. We are extremely proud to say this has also been recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our CQC rating of Outstanding for team NHFT.

Our core strategy is to be an employer of choice, a great place to work and be known for a diverse and inclusive culture whose staff feel valued. We provide a range of NHS services including physical, mental health and specialty services provided in hospital settings and out in the community within schools, GP clinics and patients own homes.

In addition to the benefits offered under the NHS terms and conditions of service, this post additionally attracts an incentive of �5000 pro rata for the successful applicant/s paid over the first 18 months of employment. Please note incentive payments are not applicable to existing NHFT substantive staff. Terms and conditions apply.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • prison experience



  • NMC registration
  • Experience in acute nursing
  • Good communication skills
  • to be able to demonstrate quality nursing care


  • prison experience
  • acute care module
  • Non medical prescriber

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


HMP Peterborough

Saville Road



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