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About the Role

Exciting Opportunity for Experienced General Nurse/Paramedic to join our Clinical Lead team as a Custody Clinical Coordinator!

Are you a qualified general nurse or paramedic with a passion for making a difference?

Do you have previous experience as a Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional or keen to explore this dynamic field? We have a unique opportunity for you!

The post holder will have a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience in an acute medical background (such as A&E, intensive care or as a Paramedic) and previous leadership and management experience.

Embark on a Meaningful Journey in Health & Justice Care!

Join a team that's dedicated to making a real difference in the Thames Valley region. With 6 main custody suites spread across Banbury, Abingdon, Milton Keynes, Maidenhead, Aylesbury, and Loddon Valley, The CCC will provide essential healthcare support where it's needed most.

Job Opportunity

What We Offer:
• Dynamic Dual Role: Blend of... leadership and management duties with hands-on forensic healthcare provision, ensuring every day brings new challenges and opportunities.
• Comprehensive Support: Receive training and guidance to become an accredited Forensic Practitioner, regardless of your prior experience in forensics.
• Career Advancement: Grow and develop in a supportive environment, where your leadership skills and clinical expertise are valued
• Meaningful Impact: Work closely with law enforcement agencies, collaborating to improve the lives of individuals within the criminal justice system
• Joining Bonuses:
• £3000 estimated average overtime pay
• £3000 relocation allowance should they wish to move T&C's apply
• £2500 pro rata sign-on bonus
• £1500 referral bonus
• £120 NMC registration fees per year
• £98.12 HCPC registration Fees per year

An enhanced DBS check, Police Vetting (NPPV2) and a full UK drivers licence will be required.

Main duties of the job

Shift pattern

The 4-on-4-off rota pattern will give you the ability to plan your personal life months in advance. The shift pattern comprises of 2-day shifts, 2-night shifts then 4 days off (12 hour shifts, 7am-7pm & 7pm-7am).
• Providing line management, including supervision, appraisal, managing poor performance and identifying CPD strategies.
• Forensic sampling (including road traffic offence bloods).
• Signposting and conducting referrals; offering support for vulnerabilities and supporting patients to break patterns of re-offending.
• Delivering substance misuse therapies.
• Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites
• To work as part of the police and healthcare team to support the early identification and assessment of high-risk attendees (as defined by the Joint Risk Team) attending police custody, who are at high risk of an avoidable event.
• To be responsible for the clinical co-ordination and management of resources in the provision of health care for such patients and be responsible for the wider deployment of healthcare resources. The post-holder will work closely with the police custody team especially the PACE.
• Inspector to ensure effective management of risk in police custodies, supervision of staff and for appropriate management plans to be in place for custody.
• To be the line manager of Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) across the custodies in TVP undertaking appraisal and personal development plan development and performance manage where concerns are identified.
• To oversee triage patients in custody as to their likelihood of requiring or not requiring an acute hospital referral in collaboration with the Healthcare Professionals.
• To balance timely and efficient care planning with the need to maintain the quality and wellbeing of vulnerable patients ensuring those who require care plans are identified.
• To undertake supervision, mentorship and where appropriate teach junior staff; ensuring that staff provide the highest achievable standard of care.
• To undertake reviews of those cases which are high risk and ensure care plans are implemented demonstrating professional curiosity.

Essential Skills

Essential Qualifications
• Qualified Registered Nurse or Paramedic.

Essential Experience
• A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience acute medical healthcare experience. Such as: A&E, Walk in Centre, Paramedic Practitioner, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, Prison, or other relevant discipline
• Previous leadership and management experience
• Competent in Phlebotomy

• Previous Custody Healthcare experience.
• Working with vulnerable individuals
• Working in Multi Disciplinary teams

About us

Founded by passionate clinicians on a mission to provide expert patient-centred services, Mountain Healthcare leads the clinical forensic healthcare provisions sector in the UK. A premier partner of NHS England and the police, our unique provisions include Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs), Police Custodial Healthcare, Secure Estate Healthcare and clinical telephone advice.

Driven by our values Be Kind and Do the Right Thing, Mountain Healthcare provides holistic and trauma-informed care that improves the immediate and long-term health outcomes of patients across the criminal justice system. Through innovative technologies and strategic partnerships, our expert clinicians ensure equal, effective and efficient services to all our patients and always put their health, safety and rights first.

Join the Best Provider, Make the Greatest Difference

Clinical forensic healthcare is a rapidly growing career path as demand for specialist critical services has greatly increased in recent years. At Mountain Healthcare, we understand that to provide the highest quality services for our patients and customers, our people must be the best in the field. We are proud to offer unrivalled staff training and development opportunities such as our unique Forensic Practitioner Gateway, our wide range of accredited and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses, and access to events across the health and justice sector.

Creating an Inclusive Environment

Mountain Healthcare aims to create and encourage an environment that is committed to promoting equality, diversity, working inclusively, and valuing the differences that individuals can bring to the workplace. We uphold these principles in our organisational values and behaviours towards each other and our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexuality, or other personal circumstances
Milton Keynes UK


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