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Primary Care Nurse

Posted 15 January by Care UK Primary Ended
Care About Healthcare?

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities? If so, then this could be the role for you! Care UK is looking for Registered Nurses to join our multi-disciplinary team at HMP Isle of Wight HMP Isle of Wight is a Cat B prison supporting rehabilitation for male adults and is located in Newport, Isle of Wight.


The salary range for this role is up to £29,000 per annum – dependent on experience. We offer a variety of benefits including: • Training and development opportunities • 2-5% company contributory pension scheme • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays • Staff well-being • Access to bank hours • CPD and re-validation support • Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts • online retail discounts • Two onsite gyms with FREE access • Onsite FREE parking

About the Job:

As a Staff Nurse you will be an integral part of the healthcare team and will be involved in everything from clinical triage to the evaluation of patient care and standards. You’ll carry out – and potentially develop – nurse led clinics, reviewing patient’s histories, undertaking relevant examinations and tests, organising any necessary treatment and referring patients to other healthcare professionals when you need to. You will also be working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team, alongside the substance misuse and mental health teams. Are you new to prison healthcare? Do not worry... you will be supported and mentored throughout your first 6 months with Care UK by experienced teams of highly skilled nurses and practitioners as well as management.

About Care UK:

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in over 42 prisons across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Additional Information

There are opportunities for both full time or part-time roles The full time hours are 37.5 hours per week and part time is negotiable. Shift Pattern/working hours are on a rota basis, 7 days a week working in either the inpatient healthcare unit or primary healthcare centres. We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
You will be a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD) looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services.

Prison Healthcare experience is not essential.

Reference: 34015925

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