Forensic Nurse or Paramedic

Mountain Healthcare

  • Full Time

£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 year
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-
Here at Mountain Healthcare, we are looking for passionate, determined and resilient individuals to join our amazing teams as Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional.
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 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.
HOURS OF WORK:
If you’re struggling to maintain a good work-life balance and are looking for clearer boundaries, then this role 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, Part time and bank applications will be considered.
DUTIES INCLUDE:
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 & 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 needs.

Essential Skills

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

Desirable Skills

Previous experience in any of the following would be ideal to assist you in the role; A&E, Walk in Centre, Paramedic Practitioner, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, Prison, or other relevant discipline.

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.

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