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Custody Healthcare Professional (Telford)

Malinsgate, Telford TF3, UK

Permanent (Full time)

Job Description

Healthcare Professional

West Mercia & Warwickshire Police

Locations: Telford or Shrewsbury (position to cover both sites)

Part-time: £17**,000 per annum, 21 hours a week, covering days and nights (2 days on, 4 off, 2 nights on, 4 off)**

Using your primary care experience, you’ll able to assess the difference between an uncooperative detainee, a patient lacking medication or a vulnerable adult with a mental health condition.

This role would suit HCP's with experience in Clinical Assessment, A & E, Emergency Care, Triage, Acute or High Dependency Unit.

The role includes:

  • Assessment and treatment of detainee’s health needs
  • Promoting drug rehabilitation therapies whilst in custody
  • Healthcare promotion and self-harm reduction
  • Signposting to support the reduction of reoffending
  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments
  • Record Keeping
  • Forensic sampling

Suitable candidates will be invited to join a short telephone screening call.

Progressing candidates will then be invited to join us for a face to face interview to further discuss their accomplishments.

Essential to the role:

  • Registered Paramedic, Registered General Nurse or Dual RGN/RMN with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying front line experience
  • Full membership of the HCPC as a Registered Paramedic or NMC as a Registered General Nurse
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a wider team
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Have been continuously resident in the UK for at least 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.
  • Must have Right to Work in the UK
  • A full UK driving license (manual only)
  • Willingness to develop skill set with forensic training
  • Flexibility to move across sites as required

Additional Information

In return for your dedication and commitment we offer:

  • On-going professional development accredited by Teesside University
  • Forensic Licentiate for career progression
  • Structured career development in a people centered company
  • Fast track opportunities for exceptional team members
  • £250 Refer a Friend Scheme
  • A huge benefits package including pension schemes, private medical cover, share schemes and MiDeals discount scheme with over 3000 offers available from your favourite retailers, leisure and utilities companies.

Posted 9 days ago

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