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Lead Senior Health Care Professional

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Job Description

Embedded within the rota, the primary responsibility is to lead and develop a team of Senior HCPs, who in turn lead a team of HCPs providing assessments and care for detainees, victims and staff in Police Custody Suites and in the Force area. You will have management responsibilities for the Senior HCP, ensuring they are appraised and supervised.

To work as part of an integrated team with the Clinical Lead, Senior HCPs, HCPs and Contract Manager ensuring that services are delivered to the required standards, in accordance with the specific needs of the Force, and ensuring that local processes comply with national clinical governance standards.

Being a Lead Senior HCP is a very challenging role, you will be expected to work autonomously and have the clinical skills, leadership ability and confidence required to support SHCPs, HCPs and custody staff in their roles.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be required to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives.

Candidate Description


  • Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 36 months.

  • A full UK driving licence.

  • Registered as RGN or qualified paramedic.

  • Competent in oral and written English.

  • FULL Registration with the HCPC/NMC at Level 1 Registered Nurse Adult or equivalent

  • A minimum of two years' relevant experience.


  • Previous line management experience

  • Good IT skills

  • Mental health experience and qualification

  • Substance misuse experience and qualification

  • Qualified independent prescriber

Employer Description

Care & Custody HCPs are RGNs or Paramedic who are qualified Healthcare Professionals working in partnership 14 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.