Mental Health Nurse

Job Spec:
Knowing that you're making a difference to people's lives is rewarding in itself.

Would you like the opportunity to use your nursing skills in an environment like no other to make a real difference every day? Working within the prisons healthcare team you will be undertaking assessments and establishing the appropriate level of intervention, care and management of your patients.

You will be working closely with Paramedics, HCA's and non-clinical staff and have the opportunity to progress into more senior roles.

About our Site:

The prison is a Category B local prison receiving sentenced and remand young offender and adult male prisoners from the courts in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales.

The prison can accommodate 1,324 prisoners in safe custody.

At the HMP service, we are committed to providing the highest standards of healthcare to prisoners in our care.

Our healthcare team is staffed 24 hours a day and is made up of qualified Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

, Company pension scheme with employer contributions
, G4S Life Assurance Scheme
, Access to Gympass - subsidised gym
, Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
, Subsidised healthcare plan
, Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
, Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
, Refer A Friend Scheme
, Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers

Essential skills as a Mental Health Nurse:
, Part 1 NMC Registration
, Experience of working within a team
, Able to work within challenging and complex situations
, 5 year UK history of residence

This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable people in a caring and compassionate way.

A DBS check and relevant police/ prison clearance will be required to exclude any individuals with a history of behaviour, which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients).

Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.

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