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Custody Nurse or Paramedic Practitioner

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF25009N

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-09-02

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

RN (Adult) RGN, RMN, Paramedic

  • £36,000 per annum, + £1,000 bonus payable after first 12 months of continued service.

    42 hours a week, 2 days 2 nights on, 4 off continuous rolling rota

    If unpredictable shift work and long hours are taking their toll you need a change, then consider a move into this exciting profession as an HCP (Nurse or Paramedic).

    Working in custody requires you to be comfortable working on your own medically and be able to collaborate with various departments, all of whom will rely on your skills and experience to create the best outcome for detained persons, officers and victims of crime.

    What will be expected of you :

  • Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites.

  • Forensic sampling, including road traffic offence bloods.

  • 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.

Candidate Description

Requirements for a career in Forensic Nursing:

  • Qualified RN Adult, RMN's (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.

Employer Description

Care & Custody - a Mitie Company are looking for highly skilled Nurses and Paramedics to join our existing Custody healthcare teams working with National Police Forces.

If unpredictable shift work and long hours are taking their toll you need a change, then consider a move into this exciting profession as an HCP (Nurse or Paramedic).

Working in custody requires you to be comfortable working on your own medically and be able to collaborate with various departments, all of whom will rely on your skills and experience to create the best outcome for detained persons, officers and victims of crime.

Care & Custody HCPs are RN Adult, RMNs(with dual registration), RGNs or Paramedics who are qualified Healthcare Professionals working in partnership with 12 National Police Forces including 4 Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCS), to pro-actively reduce re-offending and care for detainees in police custody. We are looking for exceptional people to join our teams where you can become a key member of a highly respected organisation.