Senior Mental Health Nurse -Gatwick IRC

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Gatwick
NHS

Job Description

Looking for something different?

Are you collaborative, caring, and compassionate?

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. Practice Plus Group has recently taken over the contract for Gatwick IRC in September, and we are looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse to join our team.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

You will be a qualified Registered Nurse (Mental Health) with a real passion for developing your clinical skills in an environment that is ever-changing. You’ll have a flexible approach to working within a team that encourages new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

You should possess a good working knowledge of conducting risk assessments and care planning as well as someone who is creative and forward-thinking to work through the issues that may arise in this challenging but exciting environment. Knowledge in therapeutic interventions such as CBT or Steps to Wellbeing is desirable but transferable clinical skills will be considered with appropriate training provided.

As a Senior Nurse, you will work as part of an integrated healthcare team, utilising your clinical expertise, decision making, and problem-solving skills to provide skilled and evidence-based nursing care for patients in the prison. You will work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Practice Plus Group and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance, and ethics for nurses and midwives.

You'll be responsible for leading and developing a team providing clinical supervision to all staff. You'll work within your scope of practice, in accordance with Practice Plus Group and prison service policies and procedures in line with the NMC Code of professional conduct, performance, and ethics for nurses and midwives.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously and show plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, this could be the right role for you!

In return for your hard work you will..

Receive an annual salary of up to £41,200 - depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year + bank holiday, CPD and re-validation support.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop into a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service i.e. ANP, BBV, sexual health, CBT, plastering, ILS, ALS, health promotion, phlebotomy, vaccinations, suturing, wound care, RCGP, and long term condition courses.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role.The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn, we will arrange an interview for you to attend if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.For further information, please contact us on the details provided.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week.

At Gatwick IRC we deliver a24/7 service although working hours do vary to provide overall support

The salary for this role is up to £41,200 - dependent on experience.

Please note that this role is subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and offers of employment are subject to right to work in the UK, references, an enhanced DBS check, and vetting. To complete the vetting you will need to have worked in the UK, consistently for 5 years, with no more than an employment gap of 28 days

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the job's essential requirements, regardless of any protected characteristics.

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