Job reference: 137741
Salary: Band 5 (£28,384 - £35,365)
Job closing date: 30/04/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: NHS Forth Valley Prisons
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: up to 37.5
Job posted date: 08/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Healthcentre

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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 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 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.

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.

Informal enquires to Claire McBeath, Team Leader Mental Health on 01786 835397 or Ailsa Russell, Team Leader Mental Health on 01324 722233.

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.

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