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Offender Health Nurse

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  • Job reference: HQ00044088
    Ashford
    Up to £33350.00 per annum
    Permanent
    Nurse (Offender Health)

    Description

    Sanctuary Criminal Justice is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated offender health nurse to work in Ashford. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The salary for this job is £33,350 per annum.

    Duties:
    - To take responsibility for the assessment of individuals with healthcare needs including the development and implementation of care plans for all individuals as required.
    - To develop confidence and competence to manage emergency response duties.
    - To ensure medication is administered/dispensed as prescribed and in accordance with Medicines Management procedures.
    - To competently carry out general nurse clinics and work with GP's to ensure appropriate care.
    - Refer patients appropriately to other disciplines with their consent.
    - Comply with regulations in respect of the storage and administration of drugs in accordance with the Misuse of Drugs Act. (1973).
    - Ensure Sodexo Justice Services and NMC policies and guidelines are adhered to.
    - Ensure that Drug Charts are completed, signed and stored as per local and national policies.
    - To ensure that there are systems are in place for a smooth effective and efficient patient/prisoner reception and discharge procedure

    Requirements of the offender health nurse:
    - Degree or equivalent in nursing
    - Current NMC registration (RGN/RMN)
    - Significant NHS experience as an offender health nurse

    Contact:
    This offender 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.
    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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.