Registered General Nurse RGN

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applicants must be resident in the UK for 2 years to comply with Prison Clearance.

The successful applicant will work within the primary care team at HMP Wymott, assisting in the overall delivery of care to patients. Our patients can present with a wide range of conditions/ illnesses, from minor ailments to requiring emergency care, which allows opportunity for nurses to develop and enhance their clinical skills. Staff will be supported through supervision, learning events and training, both internally and within the wider Trust.

The primary care team work within the healthcare centre at HMP Wymott, which also includes a mental health, substance misuse and pharmacy team. Within the wider prison, we work alongside a number of other disciplines/ agencies, including prison officers, probation officers and education staff.

Healthcare services operate 7 days per week, 24 hours a day, therefore, a flexible approach is required. The ideal candidate would be motivated, resilient and dedicated to providing excellent patient care. The role is suitable for those without prison experience and newly qualified nurses, as full training, preceptorship packages and support will be given.

Main duties of the job

Assessment of patients transferred into HMP Wymott

Developing, implementing and reviewing plans of care

Risk assessment

Providing care and treatment for a range of conditions/ ailments, including emergency care

Multidisciplinary working

Liaison with community services

Health promotion

Administration of medication

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

Please see attached job description and person specification

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 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
  • experience of working in a secure setting
Experience Essential
  • experience of working in a primary care setting
  • Additional qualification in a relevant field

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