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External Job Vacancy: Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional

Job Title: Forensic Custody Healthcare Professional
Locations of work: Surrey, West Midlands, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
Salary range: £34,700 - £40,270 Per Annum (Salary dependent on previous experience)
Shift Pattern:
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 time and Part time applications will be considered

Who can apply?
Qualified Nurses / Paramedics with 3 years post qualification experience

About us
Mountain healthcare prides itself on providing a healthier work/life balance, we love a quality improvement project and recognise achievements with awards and bonuses! We offer a highly competitive salary along with some great benefits.

Mountain healthcare is unique, in that although we are a nationwide company with over 400 employees, we still maintain that family feel and ensure everyone feels like a valued member of our team. We are passionate about our values which are to ‘Be Kind’ and ‘Do the right thing’. We believe we can make a real difference to those who are vulnerable within the criminal justice system and would love like-minded individuals to join our team.

Apply here https://mountainhealthcare.peoplehr.net

Working in Police custody
Custody is 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.
Each day is different, and your skill-set will be crucial at helping you navigate the considerations needed for both healthcare needs and as part of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.
You will work closely alongside the police as an autonomous practitioner delivering healthcare within a busy police custody suite.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the full Job Description.

Essential & Desirable Experience
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.

Training & Development
You will be appointed a mentor and receive regular supervision, with 24/7 access to call senior clinicians, where a second opinion is needed.
We believe all of our colleagues should have access to training to support their development, therefore, we have implemented a comprehensive training programme with an established career structure, which will enable you to become a forensic practitioner. Regardless of working hours, each colleague will also have the opportunity apply for funding for external courses.
Mountain Healthcare is also proud to offer our externally accredited training programme, with established links to Staffordshire University.

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Advanced rota planning for better work-life balance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Enhanced sickness pay policy
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Long Service and Team of the Month Awards
  • A range of accredited and CPD training courses & masterclasses
  • Funding for higher education courses after one years’ service

Mountain Healthcare is committed to safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of the people we serve. Therefore, all successful candidates will subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS Check, Police Vetting and satisfactory employment reference (s)

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