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Senior Custody Nurse/Paramedic United Kingdom

HCRG Care Group

HCRG Care Group United Kingdom United Kingdom

3 months ago

Join our friendly team as a Registered Senior (adult) Nurse, Senior Mental health nurse with relevant experience or Paramedics with at least 3 years' post qualification experience at CRG Medical Services.

Playing an integral role within our custody healthcare service, which allows us to help some of the most vulnerable members of society, reaching a number of patients who may otherwise receive no professional healthcare support.

You will work 2day, 2nights 4 off on a full time contract which allows you to plan ahead.
Package Description
Free Uniform
Set rolling rota based on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (2 day 2 nights, 4 off based on full time hours)
Free DBS
Free Mandatory training including face to face safeguarding level 3 and ILS
Employee of the Quarter bonus (nomination based)
Monthly pay
Support with the revalidation for Nurses
Additional funded training opportunities available upon application
Free parking available
Paid Shadow shifts prior to starting
Full induction... package
Refer a friend scheme worth £250
PerkBox – company benefits such as store discounts

Main Responsibilities
To deliver and support clinical excellence and to focus on the continuous personal development of the HCP team
Utilise effectively and efficiently all resources allocated to the contract in order to meet the KPI's outlined by the Force in the contract.
Establish and maintain, close relationships with staff at all levels, customers, and other key stakeholders.
In conjunction with the Contract Management Team ensure that local processes comply with national policies, clinical governance, best practice guidance and professional standards in line with the requirements of the relevant professional registration body.
Provide key support for the Clinical Lead in the management of all Custody Nurses and Paramedics within the relevant contract area
Lead by example to deliver the requirements of the forensic examination and healthcare services following the Codes of Practice of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, whilst also adhering to CRG Medical Services policies and procedures.
Assist with the delivery of custody nurse foundation training.
Report to the Clinical Lead a high-level summary of Custody Clinician's compliance
To provide written statements as required
Following the relevant training, attend any Court or Tribunal as required
To support the Contract Lead(s) with the clinical governance framework and proposal
Report instances of unsafe or inappropriate working practices following the CRG Medical Services policy and procedures
Undertake any other role appropriate to the Senior Health Care Practitioner role as delegated to you by the Clinical Lead.
Support the local management team to ensure that all operational KPI's are met

Undertake clinical assessments and offer care to persons detained by the police or other agencies as required – to assess fitness for detention, interview, release, or transfer.
Provide healthcare interventions to manage minor illness or injury and take appropriate actions and refer onwards for more serious conditions.
Complete forensic examination of persons in police care and record injuries and/or collect DNA evidence.
Undertake forensic examination of police officers/staff injured whilst on duty – to record injuries and manage these appropriately.
Undertake section 4 of the road traffic act
To attend unexplained death as required and pronounce life extinct if trained to do so
To maintain your own clinical/forensic skills and competencies and maintain an auditable record of experience.
To undertake mental health assessments where appropriate.
Collect specimens as required under legislation.
Make contemporaneous notes and maintain complete and accurate clinical records.
To support the investigatory process and any disciplinary under the direction of HR/SCL.
To undertake any other HR related staffing documentation such as sickness, informal investigatory meetings, PIP's, annual leave, New starter documentation, probation reviews and any other HR requirements under the direction of the Clinical Lead

The Ideal CandidatePerson Specification

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
Ability to build and develop relationships
Must be confident and capable of autonomous practice and able to work independently
To act as a patients advocate and to support them through the criminal justice process in a non-judgemental manner

Essential Experience / Qualifications

Registered Nurse (Registered General Nurse (RGN) Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) 3 years experience
Registered Paramedic (Qualified for 3 years)
Minimum 4 years continuous Post Registration experience
Must have current manual driving license with no restrictions
All candidates are subject to police vetting checks

Desirable Experience

Recent broad knowledge base in an environment such as GP practice, A&E, Minor injuries and acute settings
Experience in a custodial environment
Experience of venepuncture
Proof of current up to date ILS (Immediate life support)
Previous management experience (desirable)
Training in conducting clinical appraisals

Contract Specific

Areas of work available are Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk & Essex

About The CompanyCRG is one of the leading providers of Forensic Medical Services within the UK.

We have experience delivering solutions for Police Forces, ranging from some of the most rural areas in the country to heavily urbanised populations.

We work closely with our police partners and other stakeholders across the secure healthcare market to provide high quality, innovative solutions in this challenging environment.

Our work allows us to help some of the most vulnerable members of society, reaching a number of patients who may otherwise receive no professional healthcare support
United Kingdom

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