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Bank Mental Health Nurse posted by G4S

Full Time

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Bank Mental Health Nurse






Main Responsibilities
Bank Mental Health Nurse

HMP Rye Hill

£15.26 per hour

G4S Health Services has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, we provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.

We are recruiting for a Bank Mental Health Nurse to join our team at HMP Rye Hill in Rugby, Warwickshire.

Benefits as a Bank Mental Health Nurse:
Salary of £15.26 per hour
Company pension scheme with employer contributions
Life assurance
Employee discount scheme
Childcare vouchers
O2, Aviva and British Gas discounts

Job Outline:
To provide care for the physical and mental health needs of offenders in line with professional, contractual and company requirements.

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.
Coach, support and supervise healthcare staff, as required, to develop their skills in line with professional standards and current best practice as appropriate.
Promote an understanding of, and develop health
and social care services within the prison environment to maximise personal well-being and promote independence.
Promotion of a positive health, safety and infection control culture to maintain a safe environment for all stakeholders.
Complete all relevant documentation to deadline in accordance with professional, contractual and company requirements.
To work at all times within the bounds of confidentiality, adhering to data protection and maintaining Caldicott Guidelines.
Communicate effectively with appropriate others to minimise risk.
To operate within the equality and diversity framework.
Participate in bi annual Employee Development Review (EDR).
Engage where appropriate in the selection, training and development of healthcare professionals and other related staff, in conjunction with appropriate others.
Operate in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct and G4S policies and procedures, adhering to legislation and best practice, undertaking further
training as identified in conjunction with Line Manager.
Any additional duties as negotiated with your Line Manager.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Skills Required:
Part 1 NMC registration
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

This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable, frail people, who may be distressed or experiencing pain, in a caring and compassionate way. A Criminal Records Bureau check will therefore be required to exclude any individual with a history of criminal behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients) in a patient care environment. Safety is of paramount importance
and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise. The post holder needs to be committed to maintaining high standards of customer care and service delivery.

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