Primary Care Nurse, Prisons – NHS Scotland – Falkirk

NHS Scotland

Are you dynamic, compassionate and enthusiastic? Do you want to be part of an award winning, patient centred and multi disciplinary integrated team?

If you are looking for increased job satisfaction through varied and challenging patient centred roles, come and join Forth Valley Prison Healthcare.

The team are currently undertaking new and exciting opportunities within the Primary Care nursing role. You will deliver high quality care and treatment within this unique environment, working in partnership with SPS, and wider agencies. You will be a vital part of a holistic service, making a significant contribution to the health care needs, outcomes and experience of a complex and vulnerable population.

Our prison healthcare teams are based in three national Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Prisons; HMP Glenochil, HMPYOI Cornton Vale and HMPYOI Polmont. These posts are primarily based in HMP YOI Polmont and HMP Glenochil.

The post holder will be a first level registered nurse, looking to develop and enhance their clinical skills and knowledge. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They will have the ability to work autonomously, with a high level of clinical decision making skills. They will be ambitious and a committed individual, supporting the development of a modern and innovative healthcare service.

All posts are subject to rotation. Ability and willingness to work and travel across the areas of service delivery is essential for this post.

For further informal enquiries contact Fiona Donnelly, Healthcare Manager on [email protected], Claire Gallagher, Primary Care Team Leader, [email protected] or Julie Gibson, Primary Care Team Leader on [email protected]

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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