Bank RGN HMP Exeter
- Band 6
- Flexible working
- HMP Exeter
- South-West Prisons
- £35,572 TBC
- Today at 23:59
Bank RGN Band 6
This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 RGN to join the team at HMP EXETER
To provide a quality primary care service and a range of specialist interventions for offenders. To support junior colleagues. Assist & support the Team managers (Band 7) as directed to deliver a nurse-led integrated primary care service and develop a specialist practice-based clinical model of care
Main duties of the job
Within this role you will support the delivery of an effective integrated healthcare service clinical model. You will manage a complex clinical caseload, supporting the development, implementation and maintenance of the National Standards for Health Care in Prisons for the service.
You will implement strategies designed to promote and improve health and prevent disease, working proactively and collaborating with other professionals, organisations and agencies as required.
Whilst implementing appropriate & effective and accredited care planning tools that are subject to the process in accordance with agreed Trust Policies you will maintain close working partnerships with all services that may be involved with the care and management of offenders, (prison staff, Ministry of Justice, Trust & Directorate senior managers & relevant forums, CMHT staff, NHS Hospitals, Probation Services, CPS, Courts, GP's, community health services, Housing/Benefit services, social care, community multi agency forums etc.).
The successful candidate will hold a professional qualification as a Registered General Nurse and have a minimum of two years’ experience at Band 5. Ideally with experience of working within a secure prison setting.
Working for our organisation
Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children’s centres, schools and people’s homes.
We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.
Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
- We’re Kind
- We’re Fair
- We Listen
- We Care
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will exercise a high degree of personal and professional autonomy and have the ability to plan and reach complex and critical judgments and have decision making skills.
To deliver high quality clinical care within the Integrated Healthcare Service for the prison. This will include acute & primary care, long term conditions management, enhanced assessment and diagnostic intervention services and health promotion activities and be in line with the NHS Plan, public health indicators and National Service Frameworks.
To demonstrate and provide robust expert clinical skills with a sound understanding of evidence-based nursing practice to provide a pro-active approach to ensure quality and outcome driven practice on a day-to-day basis.
To support the development of evidence-based practice in the specialist field and to promote research as appropriate.
To participate in managerial and professional clinical supervision programme, to ensure junior staff receive appropriate supervision, training and annual appraisal and to ensure that it becomes an integral part of team practice.
To ensure the implementation of effective and appropriate patient centred care planning tools, long-term condition registers and consistent delivery throughout all the prisons within the service.
The post holder will work collaboratively with the Clinical Lead, GPs, and other clinicians to meet and review service needs as required
To deputise for the Team manager as required
- Registered General Nurse
- Experience in a prison or secure setting
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Amita Solanky
- Job title
- Project Lead Support
- Email address
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