Senior Prison Mental Health/Learning Disability/Substance Misuse Nurse
The closing date is 31 December 2022
Are you passionate about supporting men in the Criminal Justice System to make positive changes in their lives? Are you a compassionate and value based practitioner? Then we are looking for you to join our multi-disciplinary, integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Team. At Inclusion, we empower men to face challenges and to work with us to improve their mental health and work towards substance misuse recovery, in order for them to achieve their full potential. We are looking for Senior Mental Health Nurses, Substance Misuse Nurses and/or who are committed to delivering high quality interventions to men who need our care and support. These roles offer applicants an opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of multiple disadvantaged men, in a dynamic and fulfilling role. Please make contact with the Recruiting Manager, Tim Taylor or Eleanor Wood if you would like to ask any questions or to find out more about this exciting opportunity.
Main duties of the job
Provision of mental health and substance misuse psychosocial 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.
We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well-trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.
We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.
There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.
The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme 'Step into Health', supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.
In return for your passion and commitment, you can expect the following from us:
MPFT will offer an additional 10% 'welcome to MPFT bonus', 5% on joining us and 5% after a period of 12 months service.
A contribution for relocation fees is also available upon application.
Salary on appointment.
Individual learning fund.
Lease car scheme.
Generous NHS pension scheme
HMP Long Lartin is a male category A prison and forms part of the Long Term and High Secure estate.
Provision of mental health and substance misuse psychosocial interventions to Service Users within the prison establishment across wellbeing, primary and secondary mental health
This will involve being responsible for managing their own caseload, including assessments, care planning, delivering interventions and reviewing care of patients located within the prison with a mental illness and/or substance misuse issues, within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.
Evidence of CPD and NMC revalidation
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).