Staff Nurse - (Police Custody) - British Transport Police

  • British Transport Police Custody Suites, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

Care & Custody – a Mitie Company are looking for highly skilled Nurses and Paramedics to join our existing Custody healthcare teams working with National Police Forces.

Care & Custody HCPs are RGNs or Paramedics who are qualified Healthcare Professionals working in partnership with 12 National Police Forces, to pro-actively reduce re-offending and care for detainees in police custody. We are looking for exceptional people to join our teams where you can become a key member of a highly respected organisation.  

Job Description

Staff Nurse | Paramedic | Excellent Training and Development opportunities 

£37,000 per annum

Shift pattern 24-hour service delivered as 2 days, 2 nights on, 4 off  // 12 hours shifts

Who we're looking for 

  • Experience in working with challenging behaviours and vulnerable people (Essential) 
  • Registered Nurse or Paramedic with at least 2 years post-qualification experience (Essential) 
  • Experience of A&E, Primary Care, Substance Misuse, Walk in or Urgent Care (Desirable)  

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites. 
  • Forensic sampling, including road traffic offence bloods. 
  • Mental health and substance misuse assessments and management. 
  • Providing substance misuse therapies whilst in custody. 
  • Healthcare promotion, brief interventions & self-harm reduction. 
  • Referrals and Signposting to support wider vulnerabilities the reduction of re-offending. 

Training and Benefits 

We provide professional development (accredited by Teesside University). Our teams have been developed with this accredited training and taken advantage of career pathway development opportunities in our "HCP Led" service. For exceptional team members looking to progress their skillset within forensics we will offer opportunities to take your career to the next level. including the opportunity to achieve a The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine’s Licentiate Award and / or  PGCert in Advanced Nursing in Forensic Practice. .  

We offer a competitive salary in addition to  benefits 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. 

Qualifications

Police Vetting Requirements 

You must have: 

  • Right to work in the UK 
  • Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time. 
  • Full UK driving license. 
  • Active PIN & full membership of the HCPC (Paramedic), or NMC (RGN) with no restriction on practice. 

Care & Custody, a Mitie company 

Additional Information

The position is located at Brewery Lane, London

£37,000 = £34,000 plus £3,000 London Allowance)

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