Band 6 RMN / Staff Nurse

Job Ref: mids-HMP-Werrin
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Prison
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 17 November 2022
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire GBR ST9 0DX
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £21 - £45 per Hour
  • HOUR
  • Band 6
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Trurst: Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Location: Stoke on Trent - HMYOI Werrington

Role: Band 6 Staff Nurse / RMN (Prisons)

This role is offering Band 7 rates for Band 6 work

HMYOI Werrington are looking for a Band 6 RMN to support their team.

  • Band 6 RMN
  • Full time: 9am - 5pm
  • Start ASAP for 12 weeks
  • Prison clearance required (preferred)
  • Adults & Children Enhanced DBS required
  • HMYOI Werrington, Stoke on Trent

The Trust are looking for a creative and forward-thinking Mental Health Nurse to join the Inclusion Mental Health and Substance Misuse Team at Her Majesty's Young Offender Institute (HMYOI) Werrington to help us make a real difference to the lives of the young people in our care.
HMYOI Werrington is part of the Young Person's Secure Estate for England housing young males aged 15 to 18 years, and is located near Stoke-on-Trent.

Main duties of the job:

Provision of mental health interventions to Service Users within the prison establishment across wellbeing, primary and secondary mental health. This will involve being responsible for managing own caseload, including assessments, care planning, delivering interventions and reviewing care of patients located within the prison with a mental illness, within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.
Post holders are expected to work as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team to provide advice and support to primary health care based within the prison and to liaise with, and provide advice and support to statutory and non-statutory agencies.
To provide specialist mental health interventions to service users in the prison.



* Responsible for the management of own caseload, this will include the assessment, monitoring and provision of specialist nursing interventions to individual prisoners with secondary mental health needs. In addition the post holder is responsible for arranging aftercare as required and ensuring care is co-ordinated with other services if necessary.

* To provide a range of interventions across the integrated offender health model this includes primary care and wellbeing interventions where appropriate. To support and liaise with substance misuse team, primary care team and to deliver wellbeing interventions.

* Act upon referrals from Prison based Primary Care staff, and external teams. Referrals are allocated through the weekly team meeting. The post holder will provide assessment, implementation and development of care programmes for individuals on their caseload.

* To be aware of polices relating to vulnerable adults and mental capacity and to be able to work within this framework.

* To be able to work within the Mental Health Act 1983 with a robust knowledge of how it is deployed within the criminal justice service

* Be familiar with and ensure implementation of all local, regional and national policies, procedures and guidelines pertinent to all staff within area of responsibility and comply with their contents in the pursuit of the highest standards of patient care.

* To ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times including all dissemination of information and records.

* Be familiar with and comply with all Mental Health, Community Care and Child protection legislation.

* To be aware and understand the relevant legislation applicable to the care of prisoners.

* Develop and maintain good relationships with service users, relatives and fellow health, social, welfare professionals and other statutory or non-statutory agencies that are involved in care delivery to affect the highest standards attainable in good Mental Health care.

* Ensure that patient and staff welfare is maintained through adherence to agreed Health and Safety polices.

* To provide a nursing service to prisoners taking account of cultural, racial and religious beliefs.

* Provide care based on evidence-linked interventions.

* Ensure that clinical supervision of professional practice is undertaken and caseload supervision is carried out with team leader.

* Initiate and develop new ideas to provide patient care and provide advice relating to changing prison based Mental Health care and the Community Care model.

* Practice in line with the National Service Frame work value base.

* To record all information re patient care, adhering to NMC guidelines for documentation and record keeping.

* To adhere to the principles of clinical governance.

* Manage caseload, ensuring that care is co-ordinated appropriately with other Mental Health services to maintain smooth facilitation of care on individuals release from prison. Working therefore within the Care Programme Approach Framework.

If you require additional information please contact or call 01785 256434 opt.1 opt.3

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