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Prison Registered Mental Health Nurse

Job reference: HQ00044601
Liverpool
£27953.00 - £33129.00 per annum
Permanent
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 registered mental health nurse to work in a prison in Liverpool on a permanent contract.

The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of prison nursing and be registered with the NMC.

This role offers a salary of £27,953 - £33,129 per annum.

Responsibilities of the nurse:
- Provide health and social care to offenders to ensure a professional service is delivered in line with professional, contractual and company standards, including security instructions.
- Undertake assessments of offenders to identify physical and mental health needs and determine the appropriate level of intervention, care and management.
- To work predominantly within own area of specialism but to operate as part of a team delivering generic primary care services.
- Liaise with key stakeholders, including external agencies, to ensure the delivery of an effective and appropriate health service.
- Provide professional advice and support to allied health professionals and non-clinical staff to ensure the effective health and social care of offenders in line with current best practice.
- Coach, support and supervise healthcare staff, as required, to develop their skills in line with professional standards and current best practice as appropriate.

Benefits of the post holder:
- Company pension scheme with employer contributions
- Life assurance
- Employee discount scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- O2, Aviva and British Gas discounts

Requirements of the prison nurse:
- Part 1 NMC registration
- Experience of working within a team
- Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy
- Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
- Able to work within challenging and complex situations
- Experience of working with potentially aggressive people
- Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels

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.