Secure environments are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing nursing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this could be the opportunity for you.
As a Public Health Nurse, you will lead on prevention, promotion and protection of our prisoncommunities. Leading on preventative health, your role will be key to ensuring effective andconsistent delivery of national screening programmes, Health and Justice Indicators of Performance,health checks, blood borne virus screening, recording public health activity in the secure estate andleading our health promotion strategy. You will be our Infection Prevention and Control Lead,maintaining standards and leading the management of outbreaks.
Within this role, you’ll lead health promotion activities to deliver proactive clinics and awareness campaigns, providing health promotion and disease prevention advice for patients. As well as co-ordinating all clinical activity in relation to screening and health prevention including section 7a and HJIP’s; undertake screening of individuals and populations and respond appropriately to findings and work with others to protect the public’s health and well-being from specific risks.
We are looking for a first level Registered Nurse with current registration with NMC. You will have evidence of continued professional development throughout your clinical career thus far and an understanding of the complexities of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working. You'll have a non-judgmental and compassionate approach will enable you to succeed in this role, as well as a proactive approach to problem solving.
Interested in clinical development?
Company pension scheme
25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, pluspublic bank holidays
An extensive range of wellbeing and lifestyle benefits
Discounts on shopping and leisure activities
Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development
Excellent long-term career prospects
24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it
We have a wide range of opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career, which include both internal and external options for development and learning and access to our apprenticeship schemes.
How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction, including our Introducing Health in Justice training course
• Competency framework
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £44,000 per annum - depending on experience.
It doesn’t stop there… we also offer:
HMP Five Wells is a Category C resettlement men’s prison based in Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. It is approximately 30 minutes from Bedford, 20 minutes from Northampton and 35 minutes north of Milton Keynes by car.
The dedicated team in the Health in Justice division of Practice Plus Group make a real difference across over 45 prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres.
We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 people in these secure environments, always putting their needs first, regardless of their history.
Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence. Our core values are;
we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated,
we act with integrity
we embrace diversity
we strive to do things better together
patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work
If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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