Mental Health Prison Nurses

Job Title: Mental Health Prison Nurses
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Surrey
Salary: £23.50 - £35 per hour
Start Date: 2019-02-26 00:00:00
Reference: Surrey PKSP
Contact Name: Daren Reisman
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2019 08:25

Job Description

HM Prison

Location: Winchester/Highdown

Hours: Full/Part time long days & Nights 7 days a week

  • You must be have prison clearance


Main duties of a Prison Nurse
  • Provide health and social care to offenders to ensure a professional service is delivered in line with professional, contractual and company standards, including security instructions.
  • Undertake assessments of offenders to identify physical and mental health needs and determine the appropriate level of intervention, care and management.
  • To work predominantly within own area of specialism but to operate as part of a team delivering generic primary care services.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, including external agencies, to ensure the delivery of an effective and appropriate health service.
  • Provide professional advice and support to allied health professionals and non-clinical staff to ensure the effective health and social care of offenders in line with current best practice.

Am I the right person for this role?

(Essential requirements)
  • NMC Registration
  • PMVA Training
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy
  • Able to provide examples of diversity in practice
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
  • Experience of working with potentially aggressive people
  • Evidence of ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Please note that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 – 10 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting.