Custody Nurse/Paramedic

Grays, Essex

Are you an experienced nurse or paramedic looking for a rewarding job, making a difference to people’s lives? Are you looking for a role that is both challenging and rewarding, allowing you to develop existing skills and learn new ones?

CRG Medical Services, with the support of our business partner Medteam, are recruiting Custody Nurses and Paramedics to join our team of highly skilled clinicians and provide care in custody in the Grays area of Essex.

“You’ll be able to leave work knowing that you’ve helped someone get back on the right path – but you don’t have to be a literal lifesaver to be proud of your work, simply being part of a dedicated team can be equally rewarding as well.”

You will work autonomously, using your clinical expertise and skills to take full responsibility of the health, safety and welfare of detainees.

You will be supported by additional Bank workers where needed and we have a team of Senior Health Care Practitioners that work around the region. You will also have the support of a Clinical Lead, a Head of Operations and a Head of Clinical Operations, who aim to see that our work in the region runs smoothly. You will also have the support of a Clinical Lead, a Head of Operations and a Head of Clinical Operations, who aim to see that our work in the region runs smoothly.

You will be responsible for identifying appropriate interventions, maintaining records, taking forensic samples, and providing advice and guidance.

In addition, your advice, guidance and interventions will help detainees and support the criminal justice system.

The package and benefits:

  • Salary £33,590pa (pro rata for part-time positions)
  • £250 for every friend you refer to work for us (T&Cs apply)
  • Revalidation assistance
  • On-going supported professional development
  • Free mandatory training
  • Free uniform
  • Career Opportunities
  • Mentoring and Peer Advice
  • Pension Contributions

What you need for the role:

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse or Paramedic with a minimum of 3 years’ post-qualifying service
  • Phlebotomy Experience
  • Full membership of the either NMC or HCPC
  • 3 years residency in the UK
  • A Right to Work in the UK
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Preferably you will have experience in a relevant speciality such as A&E, Walk in Centre, Paramedic Practitioner, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, Prison or other relevant disciplines that you feel have the transferrable skills

Should you be successful, following successful vetting clearance and compliance checks, you will receive a full induction to the business and your role, including access to a number of relevant training courses and a series of shadow shifts with an experienced Healthcare Practitioner.

Who are CRG Medical Services?

CRG Medical Services is a leading provider of forensic medical services across the criminal justice & secure health sector including UK Police Forces and UK Border Force (UKBF), with contracts across Lancashire, Dyfed Powys, Dorset, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire regions. Our highly skilled Doctors and Health Care Professionals deliver care in secure health environments including custody suites and sexual assault referral centres.

If you believe you fit the above criteria for this exciting role, you can click ‘apply’ or send your CV to