Registered General Nurse

Preston, Lancashire
£20.00 - £24.00
01 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Nursing Field
Prison Service
Job Type

Precedo Healthcare is working with prison healthcare providers in the Preston area in primary care, substance misuse and mental health settings.  We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic staff nurses (Registered General Nurse, Registered Nurse - Adult or Registered Mental Health Nurse) for this unique and challenging opportunity.  

Job requirements

• To work within wider prison multidisciplinary teams to deliver a holistic approach to care
• Triage prisoners and attend emergencies within the Prison
• Checking and administering medications
• Provide advice and treatment of minor injuries/ailments
• Participate in health promotion activities
• Assist in delivery of clinical substance misuse service
• Carrying out assessments on prisoners’ mental health needs and risk assessments
• Provide treatment and care for prisoners with enduring mental health needs
• Be constantly alert to changes in patients’ conditions and the implications in terms of care
• To maintain clear and accurate records of discussions, assessments made, interventions, treatment and medicines delivered in accordance with Prison and NMC Guidelines

Candidate requirements

• Current NMC registration
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Minimum of 6 months nurse experience in the NHS within the last 2 years
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Evidenced immunisation history to include Hepatitis B, MMR, TB & Varicella
• Prison clearance preferred

Benefits of working for Precedo Healthcare

• Excellent competitive pay rates
• Flexible working hours
• Free annual training
• Access to free nurse training courses delivered by the Royal College of Nursing
• Friendly and dedicated office based team
• Possibly Long Term Bookings

If you have not been contacted within 7 working days, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.