5 days ago
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
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
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.