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Band 6 Prison Mental Health Nurse

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  • Job reference: HQ00044919
    Up to £26 per hour
    Nurse (Offender Health)


    Are you looking for a new Prison Nurse role?

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse to work full-time in a prison based in Northamptonshire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of mental health nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The pay rate for this locum Registered Mental Health Nurse job is from £26 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    - Role involves completing mental health assessments following referral to the mental health team, following up clients on the case load, providing some low key interventions i.e. psych-education/guided self-help, relapse prevention.
    - Will need to administer Depot antipsychotic's
    - May be asked to assist with morning administration of medications to those prisoners located in the Care and Separation Unit (CSU) occasionally and the main prison medication round but again this will only be adhoc where primary care team cannot cover.
    - To Occasionally assist with CSU GOOD reviews, advising if prisoners have a mental health need.

    Requirements of the Mental Health Nurse:
    - Degree or equivalent in nursing
    - Current NMC registration
    - Significant experience as a Prison Nurse
    - Must have prison clearance (NOMS Clearance)

    This Mental Health Nurse job is advertised by Jason Munns; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.