RMN – Prison

  • South East of England
  • Up to £30 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Band 6

Posted September 7, 2023

Job title: Mental Health Nurse – HMP Wormwood scrubs.

Band: 6

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5

Rates: £30ph.

To be considered for this role you need a minimum of 6 months NHS experience within the last 2 years.

Job description:

Athona’s Nursing division is currently recruiting for an agency Band 6 Nurse for a block booking, with an opportunity based in HMP – Wormwood Scrubs. The post-holder will be a resource to staff across healthcare and the wider prison establishment, providing specialist advice to healthcare colleagues, particularly GPs in the assessment, planning and treatment of patients on the prison residential wings. An important focus of the work will involve embracing a recovery and enablement model which re-integrates prisoners with mental health problems with their local community-based mental health service upon release from prison. Additionally, the postholder will be required to facilitate the transfer of mentally ill prisoners to and from NHS hospitals.

To be considered for this post applicants will need:

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Community experience
  • NMC pin
  • Prison clearance is ESSENTIAL.

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £300 for every nurse recommendation who completes 200 hours.

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