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Bank - Band 5 Registered Nurse

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Bank Registered Nurse with us, you will have the opportunity to further your training while also pursuing the career and advancement that you so want. You will be resilient and join a dynamic team of passionate and talented individuals within an ever-changing environment, where you will create therapeutic relationships and provide a holistic care approach.

You will be joining an experienced and innovative healthcare service within HMP Norwich, operating a practise-based clinical model delivering integrated primary care services such as minor surgery, in-patient units and prescribing. We are a nurse-led healthcare service operating around the clock to provide effective care, looking after the physical health of around 700 individuals, supporting offenders to lead a different life when they leave the prison.

Although the prison setting is complex and extraordinary at times, the wide variety of every-day clinical tasks and challenges provide vast opportunities to build on your experience and knowledge, fostering personal and professional growth and development. 

Please note that, in any case, the healthcare staff will not be expected to be responsible for or involved with prisoners' restraints.


About Norwich

Norwich is a charming city combined with a wealth of history and modernity. It is surrounded by Norfolk’s picturesque countryside with the beautiful river Wensum running through the heart, offering a perfect combination of urban living, countryside escapism and coastline exploration.

Despite its easterly location, Norwich has great infrastructure and public transport links directly connecting the surrounding areas, such as Great Yarmouth, Cambridge, Sheringham, and Lowestoft. There are also direct trains that run to major cities like Nottingham, London, Sheffield, and Liverpool.

Main Responsibility

Within this role you will:

  • Assess individual care needs, implement, and evaluate holistic programmes of care
  • Treat all patients as individuals, listening to their concerns, and always respecting their privacy and dignity
  • Adhere to medicines management related activities in accordance with HCRG Care Group's medicines policy to ensure the safe, legal, and appropriate use of medicines
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary and collaborate team
  • Attend appropriate training and maintain competencies in all relevant areas

The Ideal Candidate

You will be a registered nurse with an NMC registration and previous experience of working in a hospital or custodial setting. You will also have a keen interest in providing healthcare for our prison inpatients.

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Package Description

As a Band 5 Prison Nurse, you’ll be working as part of the HCRG Care Group Team in Norwich where we deliver services across HMP Norwich.

As well as the attractive hourly rates of pay, you’ll benefit from:

  • Self-booking and access to all bank shifts! Staff are given access to all Bank shifts within their Business Unit and can self-book providing they meet the shift requirements.
  • Request a Duty – Staff can make shifts or Day Off requests prior to the creation of a roster up to six weeks in advance. This helps promote a better work life balance and allows for personal commitments to be met
  • HCRG Care Group is pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards
  • Opportunities to work in different areas and various different services to gain new knowledge and experience
  • Access to our Strive for Better networks, a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality
  • Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
  • Free statutory and mandatory training, as well as access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills and in-house opportunities continuing your professional development
  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users
  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives
  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know

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