Prison Nurse

An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Prison Nurse to work in a prison service based in the Chelmsford, Essex area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

Nurses in the prisons operate round-the-clock, nurse-led healthcare including prisoner screening on arrival and all primary care such as minor surgery, in-patient units and prescribing.

They also coordinate a wide range of other service providers, such as GP practices, to provide seamless care


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Registered Nurse with a valid NMC Pin and previous experience of working in a hospital or custodial setting



As a Nurse your key duties include:

  • Assess individual care needs, implement, and evaluate holistic programmes of care

  • Treat all patients as individuals, listening to their concerns, and always respecting their privacy and dignity

  • Adhere to medicines management related activities in accordance with company medicines policy to ensure the safe, legal, and appropriate use of medicines

  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary and collaborate team

  • Attend appropriate training and maintain competencies in all relevant areas

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Research and clinical audit experience

  • Mentorship/teaching/assessing experience

  • Team management and multidisciplinary working experience

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Clinical Governance agenda

  • Ability to assess, deliver, evaluate and benchmark quality care

  • Relevant post registration experience

The successful Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £34,000 - £36,000 per annum.

We currently have vacancies for both days and night shifts available.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • NHS pension

  • 25 days' annual leave

  • Premier offers and discount gym memberships

  • Regular competitions and giveaways

  • Annual eye tests

Reference ID: 6169

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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