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Prison RGN/Paramedic/RMN - Substance Misuse or Primary Care

Posted 1 February by Sensible Staffing Ended

Location: Bridgend (South Wales)

Salary: £32,480.00 + Training, Benefits

Hours: 3 long days

 Provide health and social care to detainees to ensure a professional service is delivered in line with professional, contractual and company standards, including security instructions.

 Undertake assessments of detainees 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 detention environment to maximize personal well-being and promote independence.

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

 Administer medications in accordance with professional standards and our private security policies and procedures.

 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 minimize 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 our private security 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.

 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

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 years.

We act as an employment business to provide temporary staff and an employment agency to provide permanent staff.

Required skills

  • "ECP" OR "Emergency care practitioner" OR "Critical care nurse" OR "prison nurse" OR "Custody Nurse" OR "Community nurse" OR "ITU" OR "RGN" OR "Prison

Reference: 34374656

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