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Prison Registered General Nurse

Job reference: HQ00044261
Cheshire
£26.00 - £42.59 per hour
Contract
Nurse (Offender Health)

Description

This vacancy has now expired.

Are you looking for a new prison nurse role?

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

Pay Rates:
Weekdays - £26 (Umbrella) per hour
- Nights- £29.08 (Umbrella) per hour
- Saturdays- £33.94 (Umbrella) per hour
- Sundays- £42.59 (Umbrella )per hour

This is an initial 6-month contract.

Responsibilities of the prison nurse:
- Promote the health and wellbeing of prisoners and community as a whole.
- Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs. Plan, assess and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs.
- To support the team leader in the co-ordination of complex and continuing care packages.
- Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.
- Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference in the absence of the team leader.
- To communicate and collaborate with other members of the prison, PHCT, voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.
- To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, prison staff and relatives in complex and potentially challenging situations.
- To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.
- To be professionally responsible for chronic disease clinics under the supervision of the Primary Care Team Leader.

Requirements of the prison nurse:
- Degree or equivalent in nursing
- Current NMC registration (RGN)
- Significant experience as a prison nurse

Contact:
This prison nurse job is advertised by Dan Allard; if you are interested in these positions 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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.