Registered Nurse (Prison)

25000.00 - 33500.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP33500/annum pension
20 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Prison Nurses (RGN)

Up to GBP33,000 including cost of living allowance and recruitment bonus, with excellent benefits (NHS pensions may be continued)

Near Woking (must drive)


Magnetic is seeking experienced Registered General Nurses (RGN) to provide primary care for patients with a wide range of conditions in a prison healthcare department similar to a walk-in centre, medical centre or A+E, where prisoners make appointments to see the doctor, nurse, dentist etc.

Full training will be given if you are new to prison healthcare, experience in this setting is not necessary, just the right attitude. New starters are often surprised at how relaxed and enjoyable working in a prison can be. This is an extremely varied role, no two days are the same, and offers fantastic opportunities for training to enhance your CPD.

The RGN role is much like a Practice Nurse role, dealing with ages from 18 to 80

The role will involve:

Administration of medications
General patient assessments and triage
Health promotion activities such as smoking cessation, diet and weight management
Management of chronic conditions such as diabetes mellitus, asthma and hypertensionMulti-agency work, health screening programs and data collection

Attending to medical emergencies
Close working relationships with the prison staff and involvement in a number of prison processes
Discharge planning and liaising with the general hospital and other prisons

Shifts: 37.5 hrs per week. Shifts are 07.30 to 18.30 Mon to Fri and 08.00 to 17.30 at weekends (no nights).

RGN essentials:

RGN-qualified (Registered General Nurse)
Newly qualified nurses considered
Up to date NMC registration
Openness to working within a secure/custodial environment, prison experience not essential
Desire to undertake further training as appropriate
Motivated and innovative
Ability to have fun whilst delivering a high quality service

A full JD is available on request. If you are interested, please forward your CV ASAP as they will interview as soon as suitable candidates are identified