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Job reference: 164743
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 09/10/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: HM Young Offenders Institution Polmont
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 30
Job posted date: 25/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Health Centre

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse in NHS Forth Valley Prison Service.

Our vision is to deliver trauma informed, person centred and safe & effective care to our patients.

We are recruiting dynamic, compassionate and enthusiastic staff who want to be part of a 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 Mental Health 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 mental health care needs, outcomes and experience of a complex and vulnerable population.

The post holder will be a first level registered mental health 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. 

Forth Valley Prison Healthcare promotes staff personal and professional ongoing development.

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

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

For further informal enquiries contact Rosemary Duffy, Healthcare Manager, or Melissa Kelly, Mental Health Team Leader, 01259 767309.

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