Custody Nurse/Paramedic - Bank

East Riding of Yorkshire
£14.87 - £15.38 per hour
02 Jul 2014
30 Jul 2014
Libby Gray
Job Type

*To undertake clinical assessments and offer care to persons detained by the police or other agencies as required - to assess fitness for detention, interview, release or transfer

*To provide healthcare interventions to manage minor illness or injury and take appropriate actions and refer onwards for more serious conditions

*To undertake forensic examination of persons in police care - to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and/or collect DNA evidence

*To undertake forensic examination of police officers/staff injured whilst on duty - to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and manage these appropriately

*To collect specimens as required under legislation

*To provide written statements as required

*To give oral testimony as required in any Court or Tribunal

*To make and maintain complete and accurate clinical records

*To assess alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal

*To undertake mental health and learning disability assessments where appropriate.

*To support the development of medical services with the Lead Nurse and peers

*To undertake all duties as required of a Healthcare Professional in custody and to comply with the competencies, knowledge and skills framework of the Department of Health

*To comply with all requirements and/or legislation of the post

*To carry out any other activity or action appropriate to the role of a Custody Nurse/Custody Paramedic as required