Bank Staff Nurse - Derwentside IRC

Job details
Posting date: 08 October 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £20 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Location: Burnhope, DH8 6QY
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 847-21-LS-BND

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This is a real opportunity for a qualified nurse to provide a comprehensive physical health service as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team to detainees with physical health needs within the Secure Environments Business Unit. In conjunction with the management team contribute to and deliver a comprehensive Primary Health Service in partnership with mental health and key stakeholders as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the prison setting.

The role of the Registered Nurse is to undertake health assessments, administer medication and treatments, perform diagnostic tests as appropriate and to provide and evaluate a range of health interventions to meet prisoner health and social care needs. The post holder will be required to work flexibly across the service to provide responsive, evidence based interventions working alongside physical and mental health clinical teams. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding of health issues and treatment options to provide primary care within the IRC preventing transfer to outside hospital where possible.

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