Bank Registered General/Mental Health Nurse RGN/RMN

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Job Introduction:

Role Responsibility:

Bank Registered General/Mental Health Nurse (RGN/RMN)

HMP Altcourse

£15.26 per hour

Various shifts

Are you looking for career within a prison healthcare environment?Are you a hard-working, enthusiastic and motivated Nurse with excellent communication skills, who is committed to delivering high standards of patient care in a Prison Setting? If so, then read on!We currently have an exciting opportunity for nurses with any level of nursing experience to work as a Bank Registered General/Mental Health Nurse at HMP Altcourse. This is an ideal opportunity for nurses who are seeking to broaden their range of skills and knowledge in caring for people detained in a prison as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will work collaboratively with other service provider partners to provide high quality patient care.

Job Outline:

To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of offenders in line with professional, contractual and company requirements.


  • 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.

  • Promote an understanding of, and develop health and social care services within the prison environment to maximise personal well-being and promote independence.

  • Promotion of a positive health, safety and infection control culture to maintain a safe environment for all stakeholders.

  • Complete all relevant documentation to deadline in accordance with professional, contractual and company requirements.

  • To work at all times within the bounds of confidentiality, adhering to data protection and maintaining Caldicott Guidelines.

  • Communicate effectively with appropriate others to minimise risk.

  • To operate within the equality and diversity framework.

  • Participate in bi annual Employee Development Review (EDR).

  • Engage where appropriate in the selection, training and development of healthcare professionals and other related staff, in conjunction with appropriate others.

  • Operate in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct and G4S policies and procedures, adhering to legislation and best practice, undertaking further training as identified in conjunction with Line Manager.

  • Any additional duties as negotiated with your Line Manager.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

  • 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

Desirable Skills:

  • Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
  • Experience of working within a secure environment
  • Degree level qualification or above
  • Experience of involvement in innovation or change
  • Hold a Nurse Prescriber qualification
  • Hold a Nurse Practitioner qualification
  • Evidence of working within a 'value for money’ service
  • Driving Licence

Reference: 34651070

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