Forensic Nurse or Paramedic

Mountain Healthcare Limited

  • Full Time

Are you a Nurse looking for a change? Are you a Paramedic looking for the next step? Do you want to work in forensic healthcare that makes a remarkable, positive, and life-long difference to people’s lives?

If the answer to the above is a yes, then this is the right role for you! As well as a range of fantastic benefits, we offer:

£3000 estimated average overtime pay
£3000 relocation allowance
£2500 sign-on bonus
£1500 referral bonus- when you refer healthcare professionals to us
We will pay £120 NMC registration fees per year
We will pay £98.12 HCPC registration fees per yearHere at Mountain Healthcare, we are looking for passionate, determined, and resilient individuals to join our amazing teams as Forensic Custody Healthcare Professionals.

This is an exciting alternative career option open to RGN’s and qualified Paramedics with 3+ years’ post qualification experience.

Custody is both a dynamic and lively environment, with no two days the same. The police can detain individuals for up to 24 hours and within this time, we provide a high level of care to detainees and their needs, which can vary from drug/alcohol dependency to acute medical episodes.

Our dedicated Forensic Custody Healthcare Professionals are also fully trained to collect forensic samples which can assist the police with their investigations.

Experience within forensics is NOT NECESSARY. As a Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional, you will work closely with the Police and receive training and support to become an accredited Forensic Practitioner.


If you’re struggling to maintain a good work-life balance and are looking for clearer boundaries, a career as a Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional could be for you.

The 4-on-4-off rota pattern will give you the ability to plan your personal life months in advance. The shift pattern comprises of 2 day shifts, 2 night shifts then 4 days off.

Full-time, part-time, and bank applications will be considered.


Forensic sampling (including road traffic offence bloods)
Signposting and conducting referrals; offering support for vulnerabilities, and supporting patients to break patterns of re-offending
Delivering substance misuse therapies
Assessment and care of detainees and staff in custody suites
Acute disease management
Promoting good personal healthcare
Working with Liaison and Diversion to identify any mental health needsPrevious experience in any of the following would be ideal to assist you in this role: A&E, walk-in centre, Paramedic Practitioner, substance misuse, community nursing, Police custody, prison, or other relevant discipline.


Enhanced sickness pay scheme
Well-being programme
Advanced rota planning for better work-life balance
6 weeks annual leave
Pension Scheme
Bonus Scheme
Life Assurance
Employee Assistant Programme
Long Service/Team of the Month Awards
A range of accredited and CPD training courses and masterclasses
Funding for higher education courses after one years’ service
£3000 estimated average overtime pay
£3000 relocation allowance should they wish to move
£2500 sign-on bonus
£1500 referral bonus
£120 NMC registration fees per year
£98.12 HCPC registration Fees per year

Essential Skills

Qualified Registered Nurse or Paramedic
A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience
Acute medical healthcare experience

About Company

Founded by passionate clinicians on a mission to provide expert patient-centred services, Mountain Healthcare leads the clinical forensic healthcare provisions sector in the UK. A premier partner of NHS England and the police, our unique provisions include Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs), Police Custodial Healthcare, Secure Estate Healthcare and clinical telephone advice.

Driven by our values ‘Be Kind and Do the Right Thing’, Mountain Healthcare provides holistic and trauma-informed care that improves the immediate and long-term health outcomes of patients across the criminal justice system. Through innovative technologies and strategic partnerships, our expert clinicians ensure equal, effective, and efficient services to all our patients and always put their health, safety, and rights first.

Join the Best Provider, Make the Greatest Difference

Clinical forensic healthcare is a rapidly growing career path as demand for specialist critical services has greatly increased in recent years. At Mountain Healthcare, we understand that to provide the highest quality services for our patients and customers, our people must be the best in the field.

We are proud to offer unrivalled staff training and development opportunities such as our unique Forensic Practitioner Gateway, our wide range of accredited and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses, and access to events across the health and justice sector

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