Bank Mental Health Nurse – Gatwick IRC

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 10-Apr-23

Location: Gatwick, RH6 0PQ

Salary: Not specified

Bank Mental Health Nurse – Gatwick IRC

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare? Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work – if youre looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it! As a Mental Health Nurse working within the team at Gatwick IRC�you will work within a multi-disciplinary team carrying out comprehensive�assessments, initiating and reviewing care plans, and developing treatment options. You will�undertake medication rounds, and assess and treat patients who may have undergone traumatic�experiences and may be distressed. You will assess patients health needs using an evidence based�framework and be able to risk assess use sound clinical knowledge. � You will ensure that you assess physical
and mental health of prisoners on admission to the prison and throughout their period of custody so that any appropriate referral can be made. You will also be responsible for making a clinical judgement with regard to any immediate need and long term treatment.�