Registered General Nurse (RGN) – Prison Setting

Are you an experienced Registered General Nurse looking for a change from hospital wards, nursing homes or community care? Perhaps you have experience in Accident and Emergency but are ready for a fresh challenge?

If you are you looking to take the next step in your career or expand your experience and skill set, we could have the perfect opportunity for you!

CRG Medical Services are recruiting a Registered General Nurse to work with our teams of highly skilled healthcare professionals in HMP Chelmsford. This role will be 40 hrs/week.

As a Registered General Nurse in our team, your responsibilities will be to provide high quality care and minor injury treatment to patients with both primary care and acute care needs in a prison setting. This role works as part of a diverse team delivering care to patients both within the Healthcare Centres and on the Wings / House blocks within the prison environment.

You must have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a fast paced environment – you will be responsible for providing healthcare interventions to manage minor illness or injury, assessing alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal and assessing prisoner’s fitness for detention, release or transfer.

The package and benefits:

  • Revalidation assistance and support
  • On-going professional development
  • Free uniform
  • Career Opportunities
  • Pension Contributions

What you need for the role:

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years’ post-qualifying service
  • Full current membership of the either NMC or HCPC
  • 3 years residency in the UK
  • A Right to work in the UK
  • Up to date enhanced DBS
  • Excellent clinical examination skills
  • Experience of venepuncture would be desirable

Preferably you will have experience in a relevant speciality such as A&E, Walk in Centre, Paramedic Practitioner, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, previous Prison experience or other relevant disciplines that you feel have the transferrable skills

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, Cambridge, 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.

CRG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

If you believe you fit the above criteria for this exciting role, you can click ‘apply’ or email for more information and a full job description.