Custody Nurse/Paramedic

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
East Anglia
Kings Lynn
£36,000 to £37,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£36,000 - £37,000
HCRG Care Group
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Join our friendly team as a Registered (adult) Nurse, 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. (part time hours are available)
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 Adult and Child safeguarding level 3 and ILS
Employee of the Quarter bonus (nomination based)
Monthly pay for flexi workers (Bank)
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

Main Responsibilities
To undertake comprehensive 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.
To provide healthcare interventions to manage minor illness or injury and take appropriate actions and refer onwards for more serious conditions.
To undertake forensic examination of persons in police care – to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and/or collect DNA evidence
To undertake forensic examination of police officers/staff injured whilst on duty – to record (and if appropriate give opinion of cause of) injuries and manage these appropriately
To collect specimens as required under legislation
To provide written statements as required
Following the relevant training, attend any Court or Tribunal as required
To make and maintain complete and accurate clinical records
To assess alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal
Identify vulnerabilities and safeguarding pathways
To support the clinical governance agenda of the organisation
Administer medications through PGDs (patient group directions) and PTPs (Patient treatment protocol)
Work within your professional scope of practice and governing bodies (NMC & HCPC)

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)
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)

Contract Specific

Full time, Part time and Flexi work available (Bank)
Areas of work available are Martlesham, Bury St Edmunds, Wymondham, Great Yarmouth & Kings Lynn   

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.

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (HH)

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