The post holder will take responsibility for the daily management, co-ordination and delivery of evidence-based care and provide strong clinical leadership to the nursing team.
This includes being involved with shift planning, taking appropriate action to adjust staffing levels and to prioritise the work load in accordance with patient need, service demand and the availability and skills of staff.
Please note, the £1500 welcome payment is payable to new staff joining Spectrum.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be involved with providing and supervising the holistic care for the patients delivered by the team and working in collaboration with other professionals to ensure that the best care is optimised at all times.
The role involves assessing, providing advice and administering evidence-based care as appropriate to patients within Health & Justice. This includes leading physical health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team to plan, provide and evaluate a range of health interventions to meet prisoner healthcare needs and contribute to the wider continuous development of integrated prison healthcare services. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding of health issues and evidence-based treatment options to provide primary care physical health, clinical and operational guidance to all staff on matters relating to physical health and wellbeing within the prison setting.
The post holder will exercise advanced clinical expertise, levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care in line with nice guidance and best practice.
The role requires strong relationships with all clinical teams, the prison operator and strategic stakeholders within the NHS, Prison, Local Authority and Community partners. It therefore requires the post holder to have a keen interest in developing knowledge and skills across the integrated services.
BE THE DIFFERENCE IN HEALTHCARE
Join our team
We’re looking for passionate individuals to join our diverse and innovative team.
Whether you are starting out in your healthcare journey or are an experienced healthcare professional looking for a new challenge we’ve got a role for you!
- Access to NHS Pension
- Annual leave on your Birthday
- Cost of living payment of £600 pa (pro rata)- payable till 31/03/2023
- Welcome payment for some posts
- Refer a friend scheme
- Training and Development opportunities
- Flexible Working
- Access to Employee Assistance and Health and Wellbeing programmes
- Up to 33 days annual leave
Spectrum Community Health CIC provides a range of award-winning healthcare services on behalf of the NHS, Local Authority Public Health services, and other partners across substance misuse, sexual health, and health and justice settings. As a not-for-profit social enterprise and Community Interest Company our focus is centred on people – our patients, service users, staff and partners.
We are building on our ambition to deliver the best in health and wellbeing on a values-driven ethos and to maintain the highest standards of patient care and service. We are an expanding organisation, but we aim to grow without compromising on quality and social value.
Holistic interventions delivered with compassion for the stigmatised and marginalised in our communities
Quality healthcare that makes a difference to people’s lives, regardless of circumstances.Apply Now!