Nurse / Paramedic (Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional)(LV)

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Reading

Job Description

Employer:Mountain Healthcare LtdDepartment:Forensic Custody HealthcareLocation: Loddon ValleySalary:18,500 - 21,000 P.A(Salary dependant on previous experience)

Nurse / Paramedic (Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional)

Part time

Mountain Healthcare Limited is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for passionate paramedics or nurses with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.

Mountain healthcare prides itself on providing a healthier work/life balance, we love a quality improvement project and recognise achievements with awards and bonuses! We offer a highly competitive salary along with some great benefits.

Mountain healthcare is unique, in that although we are a nationwide company with over 400 employees, we still maintain that family feel and ensure everyone feels like a valued member of our team. We are passionate about our values which are to ‘Be Kind’ and ‘Do the right thing’. We believe we can make a real difference to those who are vulnerable within the criminal justice system and would love for you to join our team.

Working within a police custody is a fast-paced autonomous role. Whilst the police detain individuals for up to 24 hours, in that time you will be expected to care for detainees and their needs which can vary from an acute medical episode, dealing with a mental health crisis, assessment and safeguarding of Children and young people, drug and alcohol management to health promotion and advice.

Each day is different, and your skillset will be crucial at helping you navigate the considerations needed for both healthcare needs and as part of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.

You will work closely alongside the police as an autonomous practitioner delivering healthcare within a busy police custody suite.

You will play an active role in the collection of forensic evidence and samples which can assist the police with their investigations.

Previous experience in any of the following would be ideal to assist you in the role; A&E, Walk in Centre, Paramedic Practitioner, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, Prison, or other relevant discipline.

We provide a comprehensive training programme with an established career structure, which will enable you to become a forensic practitioner. We have established links with Staffordshire University as well as the opportunity to apply for funding for external courses. We regularly run our own in-house training and masterclasses to support our staff with their learning and development.

We also provide supervision and mentoring, and always have senior clinical advice available remotely.

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 days A/L plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Long Service and Team of the Month Awards
  • A range of accredited and CPD training courses
  • Funding for higher education courses after one years’ service

For more information about the service please read the Job Description attached.

Mountain Healthcare is committed to safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of the people we serve. Therefore, all successful candidates will subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS Check, Police Vetting and satisfactory employment reference (s)


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