HMP Forensic Community Mental Health Nurse

Service Care Solutions

  • Full Time

Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting for a Forensic Community Mental Health Nurse in North London working for the NHS.

Community Forensic Nurse

Hourly Rate: £30 – £40 ph – 37.5

Shifts: 9am – 5pm or 7.30am – 20.00pm

Job Overview

To provide specialist assessment for people who are in contact with the criminal justice system. Service is provided both within criminal justice settings and the local community.

The Service provides early intervention for vulnerable people as they come to the attention of the criminal justice system. Whereby people of all ages passing through the criminal justice system are assessed and those with mental health concerns, learning disabilities, substance misuse problems and other vulnerabilities are identified as soon as possible and offered signposting, support and referrals to appropriate support services. Information gained from assessments is shared with relevant youth and criminal justice agencies to enable key decision makers to make more informed decisions on diversion, charging, case-management, effective participation in criminal justice proceedings, remand and sentencing for these vulnerable individuals.

Key aims and objectives:

Improve access to health and support services for vulnerable individuals and reduction of health inequalities

Liaison with healthcare and support services to deliver coordinated response, ensuring that the needs of the individual are met
Diversion of individuals, where appropriate, out of the youth and criminal justice systems into health, social care, education and training, or other supportive services
Identify those individuals with participation difficulties and where appropriate recommending measures to facilitate their effective participation
To reduce re-offending and/or escalation of offending behaviours

Requirements

NMC registration
Qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse
Valid Right to work in the UK
Experience working with a forensic setting however will accept someone with mental health experience
Positive can do attitude
IT literate
Excellent communication skills
Previously completed Control and Restraint training within the last 12 months or willing to complete a face to face course What in it for you?

Flexible working
Competitive hourly rate
Weekly Pay
Free parking on site
Free meals on duty
Exceptional Referral Bonus
£250 Training allowance
Umbrella Payments

For further information, please call Cheyenne Atkinson on (phone number removed) or email your CV directly to (url removed)

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