Bank Paramedic - Police Custody

  • Nottinghamshire Police Custody Suites, Nottingham, England, gb
  • Part-time

Company Description

Care & Custody HCPs are RGNs or Paramedic who are qualified Healthcare Professionals working in partnership 12 National Police Forces, to pro-actively reduce re-offending. 

Our teams are developed with accredited training and career path opportunities in a trailblazing "Nurse Led" service. 

We deliver 1st class forensic medical services into police custody suites across the UK and are looking for exceptional people to join our teams.

Job Description

Bank Staff Nurse or Paramedic

£18.00 PH

24-hour service delivered as day and night shifts

Care & Custody – a Mitie Company are looking for highly skilled Nurses and Paramedics with or without forensic experience to join our existing Custody healthcare teams working with Sussex Police.

A & E, Primary Care, Walk in Centre or Urgent Care experience is advantageous but not essential, clinical assessment, autonomous working and confidence in working with challenging behaviours and vulnerable people is a must .If you have these skills, we would love to hear from you.

As a Custody HCP, the role includes:

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

Due to Police Vetting, these are essential elements of the role

  • 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 licence.
  • Registered Paramedic or Registered General Nurse or Dual qualified RGN / RMN with over 2 years post-qualifying experience.
  • Active PIN & full membership of the HCPC (Paramedic), or NMC (RGN) with no restriction on practice.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Willingness to develop skill set with forensic training

Book in a call

If you’d like to know more before applying , please let us know and we’ll arrange an information call with a Care & Custody HCP.

Qualifications

 

  • 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 licence.
  • Registered Paramedic or Registered General Nurse or Dual qualified RGN / RMN with over 2 years post-qualifying experience.
  • Active PIN & full membership of the HCPC (Paramedic), or NMC (RGN) with no restriction on practice.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • 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 accredited CPD with Teesside University. 
  • Forensic Licentiate for career progression. 
  • Structured career paths in a Nurse Led Service with fast track opportunities for exceptional team members. 
  • Mitie Group benefits package including pension schemes, private medical cover, share schemes and discount scheme with 1000’s of offers available from retailers, leisure and utilities companies.

To join our teams delivering the exceptional every-day, please apply.

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