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Nurse or Paramedic (Police Custody)

  • Location

    Birkenhead

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF19009D

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-09

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

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

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.

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.