Registered General Night Nurse - Prison

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Prison and Forensic
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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HMP Wymott are looking to recruit a qualified general nurse to join us. We are looking to appoint someone who is motivated, resilient and enthusiastic about providing an excellent healthcare service.

HMP Wymott is a male prison, housing approximately 1150 men. The prisons holds category C offenders, who have committed a range of offences, with varying sentence lengths.

We work within a full MDT, including primary care nurses, GPs, mental health nurses, physiotherapists and psychiatrists to name a few. We also work closely with many others, including prison officers, substance misuse practitioners and education staff in order to ensure a holistic approach to our patients' care.

We provide care for patients with a vast range of needs, so this is an excellent opportunity for applicants who are wanting to develop their knowledge and skills. You may be caring for someone with minor ailments, long term conditions, terminal illnesses and those requiring emergency care.

Main duties of the job

Provide care and treatment for patients presenting with a range of ailments/ illnesses, including emergency care as needed.

We have a strong focus on supporting and developing our staff, so there are opportunities for further training, supervision and development . The service operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This position is advertised for a night nurse, which would ideally be on a permanent basis, although some mutual flexibility would be expected. The prison service operates a 7nights in work, 7 days off work shift pattern, therefore this would be preferred, however, we would be happy to negotiate if needed.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • qualified RGN
  • Additional qualification in a relevant field
Experience Essential
  • experience of working with patients in a primary care field
  • experience of working in a secure setting

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