Are you looking for a challenging, creative, rewarding and fast paced work environment? Do you want the opportunity to be part of a nurse-led service utilising all of your clinical and interpersonal skills?

If yes then Prison Nursing is for you.

Who we are?

For more than 25 years, Forward have been working with people building positive and productive lives, whatever their past. Our services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.

What you will be doing?

You would be working as part of a wellbeing & recovery team with a mixture of psychosocial and clinical interventions to support the prison population. HMP High Down is a Category B male prison serving as a local prison with a resettlement and remand population. This unique environment houses a large and diverse population that need your nursing abilities. There are many opportunities to develop new skills and this role is ideal for nurses seeking to broaden their knowledge and understanding of caring for high risk adults often with complex needs.

We emphasise good collaborative working across teams and regular cross functional meetings to encourage learning and development within the team.

What we are looking for?

The successful candidate is driven to provide high-quality clinical assessment and treatment to substance dependent prisoners, working in partnership with HM Prison Services and other stakeholders. You are driven to deliver high standards of nursing care and interventions and demonstrate leadership qualities. You have a flexible and can-do approach to work, invested in providing great care to our clients.

What we will offer you.

Alongside Simply Health coverage, and a contributory pension scheme to assist employees with their general health and well-being. We offer:

NMC Pin paid
Revalidation Appraisal online portfolio including a journal subscription
6 days of CPD per year
Mentorship opportunities
Retention interviews
Support with your revalidation
Training opportunities and career development
Season Ticket Loan Scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare Vouchers
25 days (rising to 30 with length of service) Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme – Employer matched contributions of up to 6% in the first two years’ service and up to 9% thereafter
Death in Service Payment (2x annual salary)
Critical Illness Insurance (subject to qualifying criteria)