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Assessment & care of detained persons and staff in custody suites.
Forensic sampling, including intimate and non-intimate samples.
Road traffic Act offence bloods and assessment.
Mental health and substance misuse assessments.
Acute and chronic disease management.
Providing substance misuse therapies whilst in custody.
Healthcare promotion, brief interventions & self-harm reduction.
Referrals and Signposting to support wider vulnerabilities and assist with the reduction of re-offending.
Working alongside with Liaison and Diversion colleagues to identify wider vulnerabilities.
Flexibility to move across Sussex sites as required
Requirements for a career in Forensic & Custodial Healthcare:
Qualified RN Adult, HCPC paramedic (with relevant general experience), RGNs or Paramedics with a real passion for developing your clinical and wider skills in an environment that is ever changing.
Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in a patient facing role within a relevant field (General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Walk in Centres, Substance Misuse Services, Prison Healthcare, Mental Health, or Ambulance Service) as an Adult RN or Registered Paramedic
Have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.
Thrive working autonomously
Show initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations
Police Clearance Requirements:
You must have:
Right to work in the UK
Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.
Full UK driving license and access to own car.
Active registration & full membership of the HCPC (Paramedic), or NMC (RGN) with no restriction on practice.
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.,
As part of your induction, you will be given access to development programmes accredited by Teesside University, including the opportunity to achieve The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine's Licentiate Award and / or PGCert in Advanced Nursing in Forensic Practice.
Accrued Holiday pay for hours worked.
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