Prison Nurse (RGN)

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Salary - £34,196.34 Great Registered General Nurses (RGNs) are essential to the smooth running of our Healthcare department within the establishment. They have an important role to play in supporting residents with their ongoing medical care. What makes a great prison RGN? We are looking for people who will be a natural fit for the job. Are you the sort of person who: Is reliable? Is forward thinking with a holistic approach to care? Always treats others fairly and with respect? Are you able to give continuity of care without judgement? Is quick to notice things, such as changes in peoples condition or when something isn't quite right? Can easily connect and talk to all sorts of people from different backgrounds on their level? Keeps calm under pressure? What's the job like? Our nurses support the general Healthcare provision within the prison environment. You will be joining a unique, exciting but challenging environment, where you will have a range of nursing duties, from health promotion to first response emergency care and will be central to the continued successful operation of the site. You will be expected to encourage patients to look after their health needs and become active with promotion. On a daily basis medication is dispensed in a safe and timely manner, this includes an awareness of controlled medication within a secure environment. We are looking for people who can run a variety of nurse led clinics such as chronic disease management, health screening programmes, wound care, immunisations, venepuncture and the ability to link up and work closely with other agencies to ensure holistic shared care planning. Essential RGN - Registered General Nurse Up to date NMC registration Experience as a Band 5 equivalent nurse Open to working within a secure/custodial environment. Desire to undertake further training as appropriate Motivated and innovative Previous experience of working in a prison environment is not essential as the prison will provide supervision and training. To apply please submit your CV

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