Looking for something new & exciting in the NHS? Ever considered Prison healthcare?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physical Healthcare Matron to join the Offender Health Directorate working at HMP Fosse Way. HMP Fosse Way is set to open in mid-2023 and is a Category C Resettlement Prison.
HMP Fosse Way will house 1,715 prisoners and focus on the rehabilitation of offenders and their reintegration back into society. It consists of 7 House blocks across 4 floors. There is a dedicated healthcare suite located in the main building with also additional multi use rooms across the establishment including rooms for groups or 1-2-1's.
The post holder will be responsible for the day to day organisation and smooth running of the multi-disciplinary team, providing a service to a diverse caseload of patients who are presenting with Physical Healthcare problems.
The role is pivotal in leading and co-ordinating a high quality, safe, effective and efficient service to meet the needs of the patient population across the prison establishment .
To lead effective Physical Healthcare services for patients, which deliver against required standards.
To demonstrate innovative practice, whilst collaboratively working with multiple stakeholders, maintaining clinical efficacy, enabling the service to compete as provider of choice to local commissioners.Main duties of the job
The role is pivotal in leading and co-ordinating a high quality, safe, effective and efficient service to meet the needs of the patient population across the prison establishment
To lead effective Physical Health services for patients, which deliver against required standards
To demonstrate innovative practice, whilst collaboratively working with multiple stakeholders, maintaining clinical efficacy, enabling the service to compete as provider of choice to local commissioners.About us
We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.
We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes. Do you want to make a difference?Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?
Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.
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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 and a short term holding facility. 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.
To be responsible for the clinical management and leadership of the Integrated Primary care Team within the Prison establishment.
To be responsible for the day to day organisation and smooth running of the multi-disciplinary team, providing a service to a diverse caseload of patients who are presenting with mental health problems and a high risk of harm.
To lead and coordinate an integrated team of healthcare professionals in the delivery of effective clinical management of patients who have a wide range of health issues. Our DBS check is free, you have no fees to pay!Person SpecificationQualifications & TrainingEssential
- RGN/First Level Registration
- Master's degree or willingness to work towards this
- Professional training or CPD in leadership/management
- Evidence of CPD
- Experience of Managing teams and services
- Experience of performance Management
- Knowledge and Experience in the provision of care to the complex needs of primary care patients
- Experience of developing services
- Experience of working with offenders/criminal justice system
- Good Knowledge of safeguarding
- Knowledge and understanding of the interface across Clinical pathways
- In-depth knowledge of Chronic disease management and triage skills
- Extensive knowledge of a range of therapeutic approaches to care
- Knowledge and experience of risk assessment and implementation
- Independent non medical prescriber V300
- Teaching and influencing negotiation and supervision skills
- Excellent patient focused assessment skills
- Investigative skills
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Leadership skills
- Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team as a senior member and represent nursing perspective in a variety of settings
- Commitment to clinical and managerial supervision
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