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Bank Staff Nurse / Paramedic (Police Custody)

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    5 days ago

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Job Description

Using your primary care experience, you'll able to assess the difference between an uncooperative detainee, a patient lacking medication or a vulnerable adult with a mental health condition.

This role would suit HCP's with experience in A & E, Emergency Care, Triage, Acute or High Dependency Unit.

The role includes:

  • Assessment and treatment of detainee's health needs

  • Promoting drug rehabilitation therapies whilst in custody

  • Healthcare promotion and self-harm reduction

  • Signposting to support the reduction of reoffending

  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments

  • Record Keeping

  • Forensic sampling

Candidate Description

  • Registered Paramedic, Registered General Nurse or Dual RGN/RMN with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying front line experience

  • Full membership of the HCPC as a Registered Paramedic or NMC as a Registered General Nurse

  • Ability to work autonomously and within a wider team

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.

  • Must have Right to Work in the UK

  • A full UK driving license (manual only)

  • Willingness to develop skill set with forensic training

  • Flexibility to move across sites as required

Employer Description

Care & Custody HCPs are RGNs or Paramedic who are qualified Healthcare Professionals working in partnership 12 National Police Forces, to pro-actively reduce re-offending.

Our teams are developed with accredited training and career path opportunities in a trailblazing "Nurse Led" service.