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Chronic Disease Nurse

Posted 15 days ago by Sodexo
Location Peterborough Job Type Permanent
Salary £43,772.81 per annum Sector Health & Medical

HMP Peterborough are currently recruiting for a Chronic Disease Nurse to support, train and advise Clinical Nurse Managers and the wider healthcare team in chronic disease management. 

You will provide high quality clinical care for patients with Chronic Diseases and deliver tailored education to empower patients to make choices when preparing for future treatment in collaboration with the GP’s and Clinical Manager, and develop a quality driven Nurse service to our increasing patient population.

HMP/YOI Peterborough is the country’s only purpose-built prison for both male and female prisoners (kept separate at all times), including a 12-place mother and baby unit. We are committed to offering education and development programmes to provide residents with the skills required to enter employment on release, so reducing the chances of further offending. Providing creative outlets, such as workshop activities, helps to equip those in custody for when they are released. We use ‘Restorative Approaches’ to bring people in conflict into dialogue. Using a skilled and structured process, those who have been harmed have an opportunity to be heard and those that have caused the harm are held to account for what they have done. We have strong links with the community outside through a variety of partnerships, including our outreach activity Outside Links’ offering support and advice to both residents and their families.

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Package description

Benefits including 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays),pension, discounted health cover, subsidised gym membership, childcare voucher scheme, free meals on duty and free on-site parking

Salary £43,772,81 per annum

The role will require working a variation of shifts that average 37.5 hours per week

Main responsibilities
  • Chronic disease management, ideally asthma, diabetes and COPD
  • Nurse triage, face to face and telephone
  • Development of clinical policies and procedures
  • Management of nurse led QOF areas
  • Infection control lead
  • Lead for annual seasonal vaccination programme

*see full job description below

Ideal candidate

Previous experience and current registration is essential.  The ideal candidate should have relevant qualifications, attention to detail, a high level of accuracy, excellent literacy and numeracy, good communication and patient care skills, the ability to work and remain calm under pressure and some knowledge of SystmOne, Word, Excel. Email etc. would be advantageous.

About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo Justice aims to change lives for the better by reducing reoffending and improving the quality of life for those under our supervision and in our care. We deliver safe, effective and innovative custodial and community rehabilitation services that challenge offending behaviour, protect the public and offer individuals the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We deliver the total operation of five prisons within the UK and own six Community Rehabilitation Companies in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 3 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.